The new constitution of the Football Sri Lanka(FSL) was passed today (September 22, 2022) by a majority of more than two-thirds in the special general meeting.
A new clause allocating three votes for a league instead of a single vote was passed with 48 votes in favor with none against. 13 members abstained from voting. All other new clauses were unanimously passed with 61 votes in favor.
This special Annual General Meeting meeting was held at the Wattala Pegasus Reef Hotel. The two representatives of the International Football Association and the representative of the Asian Football Confederation who are visiting the island to observe the draft constitution also participated in this meeting.
With the adoption of this new constitution, it has been decided to call the election of the Football Federation on October 2022 by getting a special directive from the Minister of Sports. A three-member selection committee consisting of two retired High Court judges and an administrative officer of the same rank has also been appointed for the election.
Jaswar Umar Chairman Football Sri Lanka