Al Fahim joins PFC board 'with immediate effect'
By Site reporter
Tuesday 21 Jul 2009 11:16:00
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Sulaiman Al Fahim is the new chairman of Portsmouth Football Club, it has been confirmed on the official site.

An 'agreement in principle' to sell the club to Al Fahim Asia Associates has been reached, says a statement and Al Fahim, who is 'the sole owner and chairman' of AFAA, will join the Portsmouth FC board as Chairman 'with immediate effect'.

The statement also confirms the Al Fahim has become the first person to pass the new FA 'fit and proper persons test'.


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Al Fahim said: "I very much look forward to working closely with the club's management and supporters to develop Portsmouth Football Club and deliver future success. The club has a long and fine history of achievement that I intend to build on."

Peter Storrie, who will contine in his role as Chief Executive added: "This appointment brings stability to the club and is excellent news for Pompey supporters.

“I have every reason to believe that together with the new chairman we will be able to take the club forward to further achievements, building on the successes of the past three years.”

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