Sultan Ahmad Shah, The Football Association of Malaysia's (FAM) president, has vowed that as long as he is needed, he will not step down from his post.
Speaking to Bernama, he said that he will not step down as the president as long as there is support for him. Sultan Ahmad Shah shared this when he arrived at the Royal Malaysian Air Force, in front of a group of people who called themselves 'Supporters of Sultan Ahmad Shah as FAM President.'
In regards to the Malaysian national squad's inconsistent performances that have resulted in calls for him to step down, he said that Malaysia is a democratic country where people are free to voice out their opinions.
"I have just returned from abroad. There will be an exco meeting next week to dicuss about ways to improve football," he added. He said that he was aware that football is a very competitive sport and he also does not want the performance of the country's football results to drop.
"I'm a fighter, we will fight, there are may players who can be fielded. We do not want one blot of ink to spoil the ocean," he said.
He also said that Malaysia were a little unlucky in the recent AFF Suzuki Cup. It was the recent failure to retain the AFF Suzuki Cup that has prompted calls for the FAM president to step down and be replaced by someone else.