Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hopes that the football associations of states to find ways to overcome the financial difficulties they face.
Prime minister concerned when it learned societies including the Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) want to withdraw from the League in 2017 because of financial problems.
He said that football is a sport of the number 1 in the country, it is important for everyone involved with football in the country, ensure the sport continues to grow.
“We can not disappoint the millions of football fans in this country, especially the younger generation.
“God willing, in the presence of a good conspiracy and sincerity from all parties, we will find a way out of this problem,” he said.
About Kafa, the prime minister said he understood the problems arising following the resignation of Tan Sri Annuar Musa as President last month.
Najib was asked Annuar help the association in order to not disappoint the thousands of fans of The Red Warriors.
On Dec 16, reported Kafa intends to withdraw because they could not provide sufficient funds for the management of the Kelantan squad to face the Malaysian League season 2017.
In addition to the sponsorship fiasco, KAFA also face the problem of the absence of a new president to replace Annuar.
Yesterday, the Football Association of Selangor also threatened to take similar action for failing to find the funds to cover the expenses that the Red Giants.
Source : Internet