*KARACHI – The 29th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress has elected AFC vice presidents from each of the five Asian football zones in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.*
Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has been elected as vice president for the South Zone and will serve for the next four-year term. It is the first time in AFC history, a Pakistani has been elected to the position.
Syed Faisal Saleh said, in a statement, that AFC’s vice presidency is a matter of pride for Pakistan. “I will use my experience for the promotion of football in Asia. And I will play every possible role for improvement of football in Pakistan.”
The AFC does not recognize the PFF led by Syed Ashfaq Hussain during the elections conducted on court orders.