Officially… Yasser Al-Mashal elected as president of Saudi Arabian Football Federation

Yasser Al-Mashal

RIYADH, (Dpa)—The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) announced on Saturday the election of Yasser Al-Mashal as its president for the next 2019-2023 session.

This was during the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation for the elections of its Board of Directors at its fourth session. The voting took place in the presence of observers from the International Federation (FIFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) as well as from the General Assembly.

It was officially announced that the candidates’ list of Yasser Al-Mashal won the presidency of the Saudii Arabian Football Federation. The list includes Khalid Al-Thubaiti as a vice president and Adhwa’ Al-oraifi, Khalid Al-Muqrin, Nazih Al-Nasr, Mu’ayyad Al-Shihri, Na’im Al-Bakr, Turki Al-Sultan, Bandar Al-Ahmadi, Abdul-Aziz Al-Afaliq and Abdullah Kabuha as members.

It should be noted that Yasser Al-Mashal was the only candidate to match all the conditions on his electoral list, with the Saudi electoral commission announced earlier this June to exclude four other candidates.