Bassaam dismissed as FAM SG

Bassaam Ali Jaleel has been dismissed from his position as General Secretary at Football Association of Maldives (FAM).

The letter of dismissal was signed by FAM President Ahmed Thoriq (Tom) and sent yesterday. No reason had been given for his dismissal.

Bassaam was unreachable for a comment.

Bassaam was appointed to the position earlier this year by Tom, following the FAM elections. He was serving as Chair of FAM Normalization Committee appointed by FIFA. Bassaam had also served as General Secretary of the Committee.

Rumors had surfaced that the former player at Valencia was dismissed following disagreements within the FAM management.