Golden Crutches Awards – a prestigious award for remarkable input in development of amputee football in Europe were handed for first time during EAFF Congress 2020 held in Krakow.
Arif Umit Uzturk
President of Turkish Sports Federation for Physically Disabled
President of Turkish Sports Federation for Physicalyy Disabled. One of the architects of successful development of amputee football in Turkey. Head of Local Organizing Committee of the first European Amputee Football Championshp in 2017. In October 2020 Mr Arif was elected WAFF President.
Head of UEFA FSR Department
Head of Football Social Responsibility Department in UEFA. Mr Gasser was actively involved in establishing EAFF and took part in its founding Congress in 2015.
WAFF General Secretary
A longtime player of Ireland National Amputee Football Team. One of the founders of European Amputee Football Federation. Initiator of such pojects like EAFF Junior Camps, introducing amputee football in Tanzania and Gaza in cooperation with ICRC. In October 2020 Mr Baker was elected for WAFF General Secretary.
England Amputee Football Association
Dave Tweed is a quiet legend of amputee football. As a top player of England National Amputee Football Team for many years he is a role model for many younger teammates. Besides an extarordinary sport career he contributed greatly to developing our sport around the globe by creating policies, regulations or roadmaps. He was enagaged in introducing amputee football in many countries, including Ireland and Poland.