Thu, 28 Oct, 2021
Manama: AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa today met the Iraqi Sports Minister Mr Adnan Dirjal, who is visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Shaikh Salman welcomed Mr Dirjal and the Iraq delegation, noting the strength of Iraqi sports at continental level as well as Iraq’s achievements. He also praised the growing sports infrastructure in the country.
The AFC President explained the AFC’s future plans to the Sports Minister and stressed these plans put Member Associations as the priority for the continued development of the game in Asia. The AFC President added that the partnership between the AFC and Member Associations is important in order to achieve these targets.
Mr Dirjal thanked Shaikh Salman for the reception, applauding the AFC’s support of Iraqi football as well as its efforts to support the development projects and plans of the Member Associations.