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Asean To Bid For 2034 FIFA World Cup - Tengku Abdullah

Last update: 15/05/2013
 
KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) -- Asean will bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup said Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) Deputy President Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Tengku Abdullah who is also a member of the Asean Football Federation (AFF) said he was asked to chair a committee at the Asean level for the 2034 World Cup bidding process.

He said the decision was based on a consensus by Sports Ministers of Asean countries and the committee would convene a meeting with representatives from Asean countries on June 19.

"The proposal and draft are ready but we will look at other details before announcing the details of the meeting because 2034 is still a long way to go.

"I spoke to FIFA President Sepp Blatter regarding the bidding process and received feedback that the bidding will start eight years before the actual tournament," he told reporters after launching the FAM-FRENZ Asia Cup Under-15 competition at Wisma FAM, here, today.....

 
 
 

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