Gangtok, 15 November: Indian Football icon Bhaichung Bhutia has been selected to serve on the Technical Committee of FIFPro, the World Body for Players.
Former Indian Football Captain, will be serving for a term of four years starting 11 November 2013.
Bhutia is the only representative from Asia on the six-man committee that consists of three representatives from Europe, and one each from Africa and South America.
Bhaichung is also the president of the Football Players Association of India (FPAI), and the Chairman of the Technical Committee, of the All India Football Federation.
Mr Jahan Mehta, FPAI, said: “The appointment is a boost for Indian Football and is a culmination of the work, dedication and contribution put in by Bhutia, over so many years.” SNS