Peter VELAPPAN (1935-2018)

World Soccer - - From The Editor -

The Malaysian spent 29 years as gen­eral sec­re­tary of the Asian Foot­ball Con­fed­er­a­tion be­fore re­tir­ing in 2007.

He played a pi­o­neer­ing role in the com­mer­cial­i­sa­tion of Asian foot­ball and was a key fig­ure in the co-host­ing of the 2002 World Cup by Ja­pan and Korea.

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