PUTRAJAYA, 28th September – The Malaysia Touch Association (MTA) election saw the post of President, Deputy President, four Vice-Presidents and 10 subcommittees positions were not contested after the list of contesting candidates were issued by the Secretary-General, Samsul Norazim Samsudin, yesterday.
Haji Ahmad Sufiani Johari, the founding president of Malaysia Touch Association (MTA) was declared elected unopposed as the President of MTA after he remained the sole candidate for the post at the close of nominations on Sunday midnight, 26th September.
Meanwhile, Haji Mohd Farid Shah Mohd Basir, President of Touch Association Negeri Sembilan (TANS) elected unopposed for the Deputy President post.
Speaking to Ragbi.MY, Sufiani said that he will continue to work hard for the betterment of touch football in Malaysia.
“My special thanks to the State Touch Associations (STAs) for their unrelenting belief and trust in me,” he added.
Sufiani, who helmed the 9th Touch World Cup 2019 Malaysia as the Head of Secretariat thanked STAs leadership for their support towards him.
Shazmi Ali Sardar Ali, President of Touch Association Selangor (TAS), Jake Abbas; Special Advisor to Pahang Touch Association (PTA), Hafizan Fuad; President of Touch Association Johor (TAJ) and Haji Hafisz Rachman Drahman; President of Sarawak Touch Association (STA), all won unopposed for the four Vice – President posts.
A total of 4 candidates from Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan and Selangor were left to contest in the upcoming MTA 1st AGM & Election 2021 including Mohd Hafiz Basri who is defending his previous position as Director of MTA Interim Children’s Committee.
MTA Children’s Committee witnessed the collision of two corners between Mohd Hafiz Basri from Putrajaya Touch Association (Putrajaya Touch) and Evanna Devi Seyapalan from Touch Association Selangor (TAS).
MTA National Team Selection Committee also witnessed the collision of two candidates between Muhammad Firdaus Zakarya, TAS Deputy President and Mohd Mazuri Sallehuddin of Touch Association Negeri Sembilan (TANS).
16 out of 18 positions were won unopposed after the nomination process ended at midnight on Sunday, 26th September 2021.
MTA MAIN COMMITTEE NOMINATION: Positions won unopposed
MTA President: Hj. Ahmad Sufiani Johari
MTA Deputy President: Hj. Mohd Farid Shah Mohd Basir
MTA Vice Presidents (4): Shazmi Ali Sardar Ali, Jake Abbas, Hafizan Fuad
and Hj. Hafisz Rachman Drahman
MTA SUBCOMMITTEES NOMINATION: Positions won unopposed
MTA Sports Development Committee: Mohd Atif Abdullah
MTA Technical Committee: Muhammad Nor Amirul Mazlan
MTA Disciplinary Committee: Martha Mervy
MTA Women’s Affairs Committee: Nurul Elia Anuar
MTA Referee Committee: Samsul Norazim Samsudin
MTA Coaching Committee: Al-Jeffery Mohd Iszeham
MTA Sports Science Committee: Mohd Ehsan Manan
MTA Event Committee: Iqmarl Hadi Kamal
MTA Media Relation Committee: Hj. Muhammad Adib Mohamad Ali Nasri
MTA Public Safety and
Traffic Control Committee: Mohd Sukri Seh Dom
MTA Auditor 1: Sally Sheriza Ahmad
MTA SUBCOMMITTEES NOMINATION: To be contested in the upcoming MTA First AGM & Election.
MTA Children’s Committee:
1. Mohd Hafiz Basri from Putrajaya Touch Association (Putrajaya Touch)
2. Evanna Devi Seyapalan from Touch Association Selangor (TAS)
MTA National Team Selection Committee:
1. Muhammad Firdaus Zakarya, Deputy President Touch Association Selangor (TAS)
2. Mohd Mazuri Sallehuddin from Touch Association Negeri Sembilan (TANS)