Lahore, March 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): AFC General Secretary Dato’ Alex Sooray and The Football Union of Russia President Mr. Nikolai Tolstyykh sends condolence Letters to PFF President Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat on the sad demise of former Pakistan National Team Captain Masood- Ul- Hassan Butt.
In his letter AFC General Secretary expresses his deepest grief on the death of Masood- Ul- Hassan Butt. He appreciated Masood- Ul- Hassan Butt contributions and stressed entire Football family to remember his precious contributions for the game of Football. AFC General Secretary extends his deepest condolence to the entire Pakistan National sport fraternity and most importantly, to the family of Masood- Ul- Hassan Butt.
“Mr. Butt led the national side when the game was still in its infancy in Pakistan. His role as chairman of the selection committee and his publications on football surely helped develop the roots of this beautiful game in the South Asian nation” AFC General Secretary said in a letter to PFF President Makhdoom Syed Saleh Hayat.
In his letter The Football Union of Russia President Mr. Nikolai Tolstykh sends his deepest condolence on behalf of football family to Butt family, friends and Pakistan Football Federation.
“Please accept my sincere condolences and concern regarding the sudden pass away of Massod- ul- Hassan Butt, who was an outstanding person, brilliant football player and honourable member of the Football Family.” The Football Union of Russia President said in a letter to PFF President Makhdoom Syed Saleh Hayat.
According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), It’s a great tribute for Pakistan Football Federation and the entire Football Family of Pakistan that The Football Union of Russia President Mr. Nikolai Tolstykh and AFC General Secretary Dato’ Alex Sooray shared their condolence with PFF President Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat and family of Masood-ul-Hassan Butt. This shows that the world football family always remembers their heroes not only in good times but also in poignant times.
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