Bahrain Football Association (BFA) chairman Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa took part in the 70th meeting of the Fifa Congress, held remotely, chaired by Fifa president Gianni Infantino.
Present were BFA vice-president for administrative and financial affairs, Ali bin Ahmed Al Buainain, and secretary general Ibrahim Al Buainain.
The meeting mourned the death of Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa, BFA’s seventh president. A number of issues were reviewed, with focus on practising football in light of the spread of Covid-19, in addition to continuing work on combating corruption and racism in all their forms.
It also featured a presentation of the financial report, discussion of Fifa’s financial situation and confirmation that the financial position is stable, despite the pandemic.
The association’s revenues have increased by more than 40 per cent since 2015 with a financial reserve of $2.6 billion in addition to more than $4bn in assets.