KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim congratulates Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) president Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin on being elected as one of five Asian Football Confederation (AFC) representatives to the FIFA Council (male) for the 2023-2027 term.

“Congratulations and I hope this appointment will bring a breath of fresh air to national football,” said Anwar in a Facebook post here on Wednesday (Feb 1) night.

Hamidin, who was previously a member of the AFC Executive Committee, was elected at the 33rd AFC Congress held at the Gulf Convention Centre, in Bahrain, on Wednesday.

He was elected after garnering 30 votes in a seven-cornered challenge.- Bernama