Executive Board Member of the International Hockey Federation and President of the Asian Hockey Federation HRH Abdullah Ahmad Shah was recently ascended to be the sixth Sultan of Pahang Darul Makmur.
Sultan Tengku Abdullah Shah, 59, is a popular figure in the sports scene and is currently president of the Asian Hockey Federation and a council member of football’s world governing body, FIFA.
Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy with a unique arrangement where the national throne changes hands every five years between rulers of the country’s nine states.
Under his leadership, he oversaw significant inroads that were made under his tenure and puts the AHF in a take-off position for the year 2019.
A passionate hockey fan, HRH Abdullah has been a member of the Executive Board of the FIH since 2012.
His great dedication to the game has made of him one of the most experienced expert in the world of hockey.