Thirteen clubs attended the General Assembly meeting. Qadsia was absent. Sheikh Ahmad, in a statement following his election, said KFA’s hands would be open to all clubs and that a meeting would be held on Tuesday to discuss a strategy. Sheikh Ahmad was KFA president in 2004-07 and between October 2017 until last February. FIFA announced last February appointment of a committee to run KFA until May 20. Kuwait Football Association’s extraordinary General Assembly attended by representatives from FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC). (KUNA)
KFA elects Sheikh Ahmad as president
Kuwait Football Association’s General Assembly members elected Sunday Sheikh Ahmad Yusuf Al- Sabah to chair KFA, in an extraordinary session attended by representatives from FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The General Assembly members also elected Ahmad Oqla as vice-president. Saad Enad, one of the members, told reporters the rest of KFA board were Ahmad Ajab, Maan Al- Rushaid, Jaber Al-Zanki, Khaled Al-Shemmeri, Fahad Al-Mutairi, Ibrahim Al-Ansari, Salem Saadoun, Fahad Al-Hamlan, Ali Al-Mutairi, Abdulhakeem Al- Kanderi and Sabeeh Abul. Fatma Hayat has been elected for the women seat.