Agong bestowed AFC Diamond of Asia award

Published on 7 Nov 2019 3:49:02 PM

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has been awarded the prestigious AFC Diamond of Asia in recognition of his contributions spanning more than three decades to the game in the continent.

The Asian football's highest individual accolade was presented to the Malaysian king by AFC president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa at Istana Negara on Thursday.

The Agong and his father Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah are the only father and son duo to be bestowed the accolade in Asian football history.