Al Junaibi as interim president of the Football Association until the election of a new board of directors
Abdullah Al Junaibi. From the source
The Board of Directors of the UAE Football Association decided during its emergency meeting held yesterday at the Federation's headquarters in Dubai, during which it discussed developments related to the resignation of Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi from the presidency of the Federation, the assumption of the First Vice President of the Federation, Abdullah Nasser Al Junaibi, the presidency of the Federation temporarily, and granting him all the powers granted to the President, until the call for a general assembly within 90 days to elect a new Board of Directors of the Football Association. The Governing Council confirmed the continuation of work in the Federation according to the established programs.
During the meeting, the Board of Directors of the UAE Football Association thanked Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi for his tenure as President of the Federation, since the current Council assumed its duties in January 2020 during the 2020-2024 electoral cycle.
The Secretary-General of the Football Association, Mohammed bin Hazam Al Dhaheri, said in a press statement after the meeting: «The Council decided in accordance with the text of Article 99 of the Statute of the Football Association to assume the First Vice President Abdullah Nasser Al Junaibi presidency of the Federation until the call for a general assembly to elect a new board of directors, and invitations for holding the General Assembly will be sent to the member clubs of the Football Association, 60 days before the date of the General Assembly».
The first vice president is Abdullah Nasser Al Junaibi and the second vice president is Hussain Al Sahlawi.
The Secretary General of the Football Association indicated that the current Board of Directors is not entitled to extend the 90-day period for holding a general assembly to elect a new board of directors.
The current board continues to function until the convening of the "General Assembly" within 90 days to elect a new Board of Directors.