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HRH leaves for FIFA Congress
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) Honorary President His Royal Highness Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah (pic) left for Budapest to attend the 62nd FIFA Congress yesterday.

The Prince will also be representing the Sultanate at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) continental meeting which will be attended by all AFC members.

According to Reuters, the May 24-25 Congress will be presented with a code of conduct which specifically tells members: "We reject and condemn all forms of bribery and corruption."

The Congress will also be asked to vote on a number of changes to the statues which include strengthening the ethics committee by splitting it into two sections, one for investigating cases and the other for judging them.

It will also vote on a suggestion to increase the number of FIFA's executive committee members from 24 to 25 with the extra place being reserved for a representative of women's football, who must be female.

Also on the agenda during the annual meeting is a proposal limiting mandates for its president and officials and barring election for anyone over the age of 72, as well as background checks for potential FIFA officials from a newly-created nomination committee.

Courtesy from Brunei Times