Zbigniew Boniek appointed Honorary President of the Polish Football Association
During the General Reporting and Elections Meeting of Delegates of the Polish Football Association held on Wednesday, 18 August 2021 in Warsaw, Zbigniew Boniek was appointed Honorary President of the Polish Football Association.
Zbigniew Boniek has been involved in the Association since 1999. From 1999 to 2002, he served as the Vice President for Marketing. On 26 October 2012, he was elected president of the Polish Football Association, taking over the office from Grzegorz Lato. Four years later, he won the election again. On 18 August 2021, he left the Polish Football Association after serving two terms. During his tenure, Poland hosted several international events: UEFA European U-21 Championship (2017), FIFA U-20 World Cup (2019) and two Europa League finals (2015, 2021). In recognition of his services, he was appointed Honorary President of the Polish Football Association.
Zbigniew Boniek is also the second Pole in the history that became a member of the UEFA Executive Committee. In April 2021, he was elected as one of UEFA's four vice presidents.