| New Delhi |
Published: May 18, 2018 1:16:40 am
A dimly-lit banquet hall of a hotel in Jeddah was an unlikely setting for a footballing rebellion. But last week, led by Saudi Arabia, office-bearers of 10 South and West Asian nations met in the port city, the outcome of which can potentially change the Asian football map. In a bid to strengthen their say in the continent’s football matters, Saudi Arabia have announced the formation of the South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF), claiming that 10 nations, including India, have agreed to be a part of it.
The move, seen as a consequence of…