Representatives from Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) conducted club licensing assessment visit on Perak Football Association (Perak FA), Felda United Football Club (FUFC) and Sime Darby Football Club (SDFC).
The delegation headed by Assistant General Secretary, Lazarus Jansen and Club Licensing Manager, Andrew Soorian visited Perak FA to assess them on administrative, sporting, financial, legal and personnel requirements. The assessment visit was a follow-up from its previous visit where they carried out an inspection on the Perak Stadium and its facilities.
Meanwhile, the visit to FUFC was to inspect the infrastructure and facilities of Tun Abdul Razak Stadium in Jengka, Pahang and also to encourage the club to follow the guidelines laid down by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) besides guiding the club towards club licensing.
FUFC General Secretary, Zulkarnain Mohammad took the FAM delegates through a tour of the club’s 25,000-seat stadium. Jansen took a particular interest in the club’s youth development programme and noted that FUFC had good infrastructure in place.
Soorian together with FAM Technical Director, Fritz Schmid also made an assessment visit to SDFC secretariat. SDMC Honorary Secretary, Zainal Amat together with the club's human resource personnel discussed and reviewed matters pertaining to conformity with FAM Club Licensing Regulations.