International Expert Sees Potential of Khmer Athletics Federation

Khmer Amateur Athletics Federation (KAAF) is expected to stand from top 6 to 8 in ASEAN region in the future.

The expectation was made by Mr. Oliver Scheer, Expert from World Athletics at a press conference on Olympic Solidarity Project about the National Sports System Development for Athletics here in Phnom Penh following his six-day (Jan. 26-31) visit in Cambodia.

After the implementation of the project, the federation as he expected will be ranked 5th among the national sports federations for its good governance and comprehensive federation management system.

The federation is working hard in developing Cambodia’s athletics sector, emphasised the expert.

Olympic Solidarity Project on the National Sports System Development for Athletics is well in line with the principles of the international sports, according to Mr. Buy Sophoan, Advisor to the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC).

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press