"FIFA seems to have made a mistake in giving two years to Faisal group. As was expected, the other group would not accept it. Had FIFA assigned the task to an ad-hoc set-up, it could have been effective"
With little fanfare and hardly any publicity, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recently proudly announced the makeup of its new standing committees for the next four years. One of those re-elected as chairman of its legal committee - was Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, the controversial Pakistani who has been at the centre of a bitter domestic dispute.