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Asian congress scrapped after 20 minutes in FIFA protest

Panaji (India) (AFP) – An Asian football congress was scrapped after just 20 minutes on Tuesday as members overwhelmingly rejected its agenda in protest at FIFA barring a candidate from elections to its powerful new council. Asian Football Confederation (AFC) delegates flew from all over the region to a luxury hotel in Goa, India to elect three new members to the FIFA Council, only for the meeting to be declared closed when it had barely got underway.
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