KUALA LUMPUR (19 Jan 2018) – Football Malaysia Limited Liability Partnership (FMLLP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Spanish La Liga to further improve the administration and also technical requirements of the Malaysian League.
The MoU was signed by Major General Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, as Chairman of FMLLP and also Oscar Mayo Pardo, the head of La Liga’s International Development.
The MoU is for three years with FMLLP and also La Liga to look into producing a blueprint for the next 50 years of the Malaysian League.
“I am very happy with this collaboration. We are looking at developing the league in the long term. We are still a young organisation and we need to learn from those who are more experienced and La Liga will provide just that. To improve not only in terms of marketing but also the quality of football,” said Tunku Ismail.”
“I will not be holding to this post forever. So it is my fervent wish that in future, the next president of the FAM or chairman of the FMLLP will have a blueprint to be followed for the next 50 years.”
Malaysia are the second team in Asia after Japan to sign a partnership with La Liga.