Indonesia FA to pick new president in October

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’s football association said Tuesday it will elect a new chief in October as it seeks to get back on its feet after FIFA lifted a year-long suspension on the country.

On Tuesday a delegation from FIFA and the AFC, the football governing body in Asia, wrapped up a two-day meeting with the to discuss progress since the suspension was lifted.

At the end of the visit, acting association president Hinca Panjaitan said an extraordinary congress would be held in August to lay the ground for another meeting in October at which a new chief would be picked.

“We all realise the importance of making Indonesian football better in the future,” Panjaitan said, adding that the PSSI and the country’s football fans had all suffered during the ban.

He said FIFA would send Indonesia instructions on how to run the extraordinary congress.

Via: Sports 247