KUALA LUMPUR (27 June 2013) – Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin, the vice president of the FA of Malaysia (FAM) has been appointed as the new general secretary today.
With Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad moving up to take the post as the new general secretary of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) effective 1 July 2013, the appointment of Datuk Hamidin came as no surprise.
“I have appointed Datuk Azudddin as the new general secretary of the AFF and he has accepted the position,” said HRH Sultan Ahmad Shah, the president of the FAM who is also the president of the AFF.
“And after thinking long and hard about it, I have come to the decision to appoint Datuk Hamidin as the new general secretary of the FAM.”
Following the announcement, Datuk Hamidin will be the seventh general secretary of the FAM since 1950.
FAM GENERAL SECRETARY since 1950
Datuk Kwok Kin Keng 1951 – 1980
Datuk Paul Murugasu 1980 – 1985
Dato’ Sri Paul Mony Samuel 1985 – 2000
Datuk Dell Akbar Khan 2000 – 2005
Dato’ Seri Ibrahim Saad 2005 – 2007
Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad 2007 – 2013
Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin 2013