Sunday , September 23 2018

KFA elects Sheikh Ahmad as president

The newly elected president of KFA Sheikh Ahmad Yusuf Al-Sabah
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.

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)

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