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Sri Lanka says Asian body has to pay foreign football coach

8 November, 2020

Sri Lanka’s foreign football coach who also works as the technical director has not being paid his salary and the Football Federation says it is the responsibility of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to follow its commitment and agreement and pay the coach.

“All expenses have to be met by the AFC and this is in keeping with the agreement we signed with them to pay the foreign coach,” said Anura de Silva the president of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka.

Amir Alagic from Bosnia was appointed the Sri Lanka team coach and the FFSL technical director this year.

De Silva the national players are scheduled to start their practices and training soon and that the AFC was well aware of Sri Lanka’s current situation not only over health requirements but also the functions of Alagic.

Meanwhile the FFSL in keeping with a FIFA ruling will be amending its Constitution to have the position of Secretary as an appointed post and not up for a vote contest.

The FFSL has time until the end of the year to make the Constitutional change that will enable the secretary to function without an election contest.