About FIFA


Elected to the FIFA Council on 7 April 2019, Du Zhaocai arrived in the role as both the Chinese Football Association’s acting president and the country’s deputy minister for State General Administration of Sport, being appointed to the latter role in October 2018. A former Asian Football Confederation vice-president, Zhaocai has a strong background in sports politics. He is a vice-president on the Chinese Olympic Committee, as well as a council member of the International Association of Athletics Federations, while having over 30 years experience as a sports administrator.