Jaswar Umar elected to Exco of AFC and SAFF


Sri Lanka Football President Jaswar Umar has been elected to the Executive Committees of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) on Saturday (2) at the Annual Congress held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Jaswar has been instrumental in getting vast support from numerous countries after being elected President last year. He has made innovative changes to the game in the last few months which brought back new hope to the island’s football fans.

His appointment to the Asian Football body is expected to bring additional support to build stadiums and develop football in the villages.

Jaswar was accompanied by Vice President Ranjith Rodrigo and Secretary General Upali Hewage.