Visit of FIFA President, His Excellency Gianni Infantino and delegations to Brunei Darussalam
Friday, September 20, 2019
National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) would like to inform that the President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), His Excellency Gianni Infantino and delegations will visit Brunei Darussalam today. This visit will be part of His Excellency’s East Asian tour.
His Excellency’s delegation includes Mattias Grafström (Deputy Secretary General - Football), Yuri Djorkaeff (CEO of FIFA Foundation), Onofre Costa (Chief of Communications), Sanjeevan Balasingam (Director of Member Associations Asia and Oceania) and Federico Raviglione (President’s Office Manager).
The objectives of this visit is to meet up with His Royal Highness Prince Sufri Bolkiah, President of NFABD and The Honorable Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports (stakeholder for football sports in Brunei Darussalam) to discuss football developments in Brunei Darussalam and to share FIFA’s vision as well as promoting its values. These visits will also strengthen the ties between FIFA and NFABD to continue working together to accomplish the objectives.
His Excellency and delegations are also scheduled to have an audience with His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Deputy Sultan. Then at the Empire Hotel & Country Club, His Excellency and delegations will have session with Brunei Darussalam football community at Indera Samudra Hall.
The final scheduled visit, His Excellency and delegations will meet the grassroot players and national team players at the NFABD artificial turf and NFABD natural grass pitch.