The Football Association Board of Directors, chaired by Sheikh Rashid bin Humayd Al Nuaymi, discussed the reports of the national team committees, technical issues, competitions, referees, finance, beach football, women’s football, strategy and investments. On topics and community development, in addition to the General Secretariat’s affairs, the minutes of the meeting, which took place in early April of last year, were approved.
The Board of Directors has approved the participation of our national teams in the next period and each team’s training programs, it will be the first national team to await regional and continental participation, which is planned for the “Gulf 25” Gulf Cup. Next January is the State-organized West Asian Federation Championship in March and the Asian Cup final in June.
As for the Olympic team born in 2001, it will qualify for the West Asian Under-23 Federation Championship next November, the Gulf Arabian Cup Under-23 Championship in August 2023 and the Asian Under-23 Qualifying Tournament. in September 2023. For the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, while the U-20 team will participate in the Arab Cup in August, the Asian U-20 qualifiers will be held in September and the U-17 team will participate in the Arab Cup U-17 in next August. And the qualifiers for the Asian Cup next October.
The Board reviewed the Competition Committee’s report, which included the tournaments to be organized for all stages of the new season, and approved the establishment of the 2022-2023 Presidential Cup Tournament by elimination system. A game of 32 for the semi-finals, which will be played by systematic eliminations in two games, after the suppression of the pre-qualification phase and the competition commission working group was tasked with the preparation of the draw mechanism.
The Board commended the efforts of the Refereeing Committee and those responsible for the technology of the video referees, after the federation had gone through all the stages, obtained the final approval of the International Federation “FIFA” and involved as an experienced and experienced organizer. Before the use of technology and the mechanism of using foreign referees was adopted.
The Board analyzed the development of the Federation’s strategy and institutional performance indicators, reports from the Beach Soccer and Women’s Soccer Committees, as well as the committee’s recommendations after a working meeting to review the regulation, in which club representatives participated recently. .
Source: Al Ittihad
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