Asian Hockey Federation: HI President elected Vice President
After elevation of the outgoing President King Abdullah bin Sultan Ahmad Shah of Malaysia as the Royal Patron, Japan, that dons the mantle of Asian Games champion both in men and women’s sections, has gained control of the Asian Hockey Federation.
At the AHF Congress held in Giffu, long standing member of the Federation, Mr Fumio Ogura of Japan, becomes the new President of the AHF. Election of officer bearers for 2019/2022 was held during the Congress that saw the choice of Mr Yoshida Motohito of Japan as the new Honorary President.
Mr Tayyab Ikram , Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AHF and his dynamic team for an excellent Congress done to reflect such elevations in standard of professionalism.
The Asian Hockey Confederation (AHF) Congress has come to a very special conclusion. This Congress was extremely special in many ways.
Hockey India congratulated its President, Mohammad Mushtaque Ahmad, on his unanimous election as a Vice President of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF). Mohammad Mushtaque Ahmad, who has been serving as the President of Hockey India since October 1 last year, will serve for a four-year term.
Hockey India also congratulated its Vice-President, Ms Asima Ali, on being elected unopposed as one of the executive board members of the AHF.
The election of both, Mr Mohammad Mushtaque Ahmad and Ms Asima Ali, will now see them as members of the executive board which is the legislative body of the Asian Hockey Federation. The AHF Executive Board manages the affairs of the federation, implements the decisions of the AHF Congress, supervises over the AHF CEO and professional staff, as well as appoints the AHF Committees.
Mr Rajinder Singh, Secretary General, Hockey India, congratulated both Mohammad Mushtaque Ahmad and Ms Asima Ali on their election. “It is with immense joy that I wish both of them on being elected as members of the AHF Executive Board through their respective new positions. Both Mr Ahmad and Ms Ali have worked tirelessly in Hockey India’s endeavour to promote the sport across the country and transform it into one of the most professionally managed federations in India. They take this experience now to their new positions at the continent level which gives us a sense of immense pride. On behalf of everyone here at Hockey India, I would like to extend my best wishes to them, and hope that they extend their industrious services to the benefit of the Asian Hockey Federation,” said Mr. Singh.
New Office-bearers of the Asian Hockey Federation
Royal Patron: King Abdullah bin Sultan Ahmad Shah (Malaysia)
President: Mr Fumio Ogura (Japan) – an amazing 45 years with AHF and FIH!
Honorary President: Mr Yoshida Motohito (Japan)
Chief Executive Officer Mr Tayyab Ikram
Vice Presidents (VP): Mrs Shin Jung Hee (Rep. of Korea)
Seri Chaiyapak Siriwat (Thailand)
Khalid Sajad Khokar ( Pakistan)
Mohammad Mustaque Ahmad ( India)
Mahadevan Devadass ( Singapore)
Mr Manjit Abdullah (Malaysia)
Yokohama Hide ( Japan)
Treasurer: Mr Fumio being the former Treasurer shall continue until the new Treasurer shall be appointed in the next AHF Executive Board meeting
Executive Board Members:
Sumitth Edrisinghe ( Sri Lanka)
Haji Abdul Rahim Md Arif ( Malaysia)
Tahir Zaman ( Pakistan)
Yuji Ibuki ( Japan)
Betikkazy Seksenbayev ( Kazakhstan)
Prof Dr. S. Shamala ( Malaysia)
Kim Myeing Sung ( Korea)
Abdul Rashid Sikder ( Bangladesh)
Anil Sharma ( Nepal)
Aziman Ali ( India)
Bakhdir Ahmedav (Uzbekistan)
Yeo Seung Jin ( Korea)
Sajed Addil ( Bangladesh)
Zuhair Mohamed ( Oman)
Committee Chairpersons: Mr Yokoyama Hide (Japan)
Mr Yoshida Motohito (Japan)
Mr Saw LuLu SH (Myanmar)
Mr Hassan Abazari (Iran)
– PTC NEWS