FAM must be congratulated for their current position on the CYC football tournament. RM17m per edition is a substantial sum and it is strange how FAM was seemly left out of the consultation process. Can it really happen, considering 2 Ministries and the Cabinet Committee on Sports were involved.
Possibly when the event took place in 2007, certain personalities in FAM may not have brought it to the main Council for notification and for its decision. The presences of these personalities at various CYC functions may have given the impression of FAM's endorsement. This is probably why the President of FAM refuses to indulge into any discussion relating to the 2007 tournament. "Bygones are bygones", why reignite the 2007 matter as these people are not in FAM anymore. A sensible decision by the FAM President and the priority of ensuring FAM's current position is clearly stated is vital to the future of football in the country. What is important is that FAM recognises it and wants to move on the right track. Syabas FAM.
The only niggling issue that i find difficult to comprehend is AFC's role in the CYC tournament and how they were prepared to stay back and watch FAM being left in the lurch.