The Croatian Football Federation has signed a cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates Football Association in Dubai.
The Croatian Football Federation delegation in Dubai consisted of Executive Director Marijan Kustić, Vice Presidents Damir Mišković, Ante Kulušić and Tomislav Svetina, Executive Board member Nenad Horvatić, National Team Coach Zlatko Dalić and competition coordinator Neven Šprajcer, the Croatian Football Federation said.
The delegation was received by the President of the United Arab Emirates Football Association Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, as well as members of the Executive Board Ali Hamad Al-Badwawi and Humaid Ahmed Al-Tayer, the Secretary General Mohammed Abdullah Hazzam Al Dhaheri and Assistant Secretary General for Finance and Administration Hamad Al Junaibi.
Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi says that with the agreement the United Arab Emirates Football Association strengthens ties with the Croatian Football Federation and that cooperation will help develop football in the Emirates on the field as well as administratively, in refereeing and in other aspects of the game.
“We are pleased to feel the abilities, knowledge and reputation of the Croatian Football Federation in various fields of sport. We are convinced that we have a lot of potential that we can share with the Croatian Football Federation and we look forward to further developing these relations in the near future,” said Sheikh Al Nuaimi.
“We thank Sheikh Al Nuaimi and his closest associates for their exceptional hospitality. We are honoured that the hosts have shown great respect for Croatian football, our federation and the system that has been creating internationally valuable successes for years, and we look forward to working together for mutual benefit,” said Executive Director of the Croatian Football Federation Marijan Kustić.