Thursday, January 7, 2010

No pussyfooting

Negeri Sembilan-born Pistol Pete or Peter Velappan once coached Malaysia, became an assistant secretary of the FA of Malaysia, was an official with the Sports Ministry and assistant team manager for the 1972 Munich Olympic squad, a driving force of Asian football. His points are highlighted by the New Straits Times here.

Kedah-born Windsor John, former assistant coach of Selangor, research and development head at FAM, FIFA Goal development officer and the man who had the audacity to say no to Maradona in 2006, is spot on here

Kuala Lumpur-born and bred Tony Mariadass played for school, managed the Malay Mail team, kept a close watch on Kevin Keegan's Malaysian Tigers in the 80s, was sports editor of Malay Mail and later joined Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said's think tank. He has cast doubts over the true agenda of the plan to send the Under-23 team for overseas stint. Read here. TonyM also expresses his disappointment on the cancellation of the MSSM Under-15 tourney here.

Ahmad Khawari Isa, Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM) president, former media officer of FAM and once groomed to lead the FAM secretariat, takes potshots at the powers-that-be here

Satwant Singh Dhaliwal, once part of the FAM inner circle as the corporate communications and marketing head, suggests that we go Welsh here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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