The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Senior Vice President Subrata Dutta has been appointed as the Vice President of the South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF).
Dutta, who is also the chairman of the Indian Football Association (IFA), was tasked with the new responsibility at the first ever SWAFF general assembly convened in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
The former IFA President is an experienced administrator in Indian football and has worked for the betterment of the sport in the country for nearly two decades.
The newly-formed football federation, led by Dr Adel Ezzat, President and Chairman of Saudi Arabian Football Federation, comprises of ten nations including India. A meeting for the formation of SWAFF was convened in May this year and it was attended by Subrata Dutta and AIFF general secretary Kushal Das.
Adel Ezzat will be the president of SWAFF. Mohamed Shaweed of Maldives FA was appointed as the Senior Vice President whereas Abdullah Al Junaibi of the UAE FA is the other elected vice president.