Both the former PFA president and the current KAFA advisor, have urged TMJ to reconsider his decision of resigning as the President of the Johor Football AssociationDatuk Seri Shahidan Kassim has spoken out and said that the Young Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, needs to revise his decision in resigning as the President of Johor Football Association, so that Malaysian football would still have a great leader.
The former President of the Perlis Football Assocation has said that the fans' support will decrease if the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) still wants to punish TMJ.
"TMJ is a very committed and talened leader and we need him to continue to bring back the glory days in football not just in Johor, but also the country," said TMJ to Bernama.
Also standing behind TMJ is the advisor of Kelantan's Football Association (KAFA), Tan Sri Annuar Musa, who described the decision made by TMJ as a huge loss for football in the nation.
"TMJ is very determined, he managed to bring big changes to the team while also bringing back the interest and the faith of the football fans to fill up the stadium whenever there is a match," said Annuar.