In an move that is likely going to shock many a well known football administrator and one of the stalwarts of JK football, Bashir Ahmad Malik on Sunday announced to cut down his all ties with J&K Football Association (JKFA).
Former General Secretary who has been associated with JKFA since 1996 and is current executive body member said that he is cutting down all his ties with JKFA and its reasons he will be revealing soon.
He said that he will continue to work for the development of the football at individual level and with some like minded persons outside the ambit of JKFA.
“From today I will be not be having any relation with JKFA and its activities. However, it doesn’t mean that I will not be involved in the development of football. I have been developing this game since I was a player. My relation with football is of more than 35 years. I will continue to be involved with football in a manner I was before joining JKFA,” Malik said.
Malik has been a national level footballer during his days and then he was instrumental in starting one of the popular private football clubs of State, Iqbal Sports that runs two clubs. In 1996 he joined JKFA as Kashmir wing Treasurer and remained on that post till 2004. In year 2004 he was elected and General Secretary of JKFA upto 2008. Currently he was serving JKFA as its executive body member and life member.