THE National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) yesterday revealed the appointment of managers and coaches for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) tournaments.
"NFABD wishes to announce the appointment of Morni Hj Zakaria as the team manager of the national Under-16 team for the upcoming AFF and AFC Under-16 tournaments," said the national football body in a press release sent to The Brunei Times.
Brunei will see action at the AFF Under-16 Youth Championships in Myanmar on Tuesday and the AFC Under-16 qualifying round in Laos in September.
Joining the team as the assistant manager is Hj Ya'akub Haji Mohammad.
Meanwhile, Ali Hj Ismail is appointed as the coach and assisting him will be Mertilu Hj Mohammad.
The national football governing body also announced the appointment of Hj Mohd Noor Hj Hamid as the manager for next month's AFF Under-19 Youth Championships in Indonesia and the AFC Under-19 tournament in Thailand in October.
NFABD announced earlier this month that Dayem Hj Ali will be coaching the national Under-19 team in the two tournaments and the coach will be assisted by Haji Yussof Abd Rashid.
Dayem was also the head coach of the national Under-23 team at the 2011 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.-Ak Fauzi Pg SallehThe Brunei Times