Indonesia's Aceh receives Rp15b from FIFA/AFC

Indonesia's tsunami and earthquake damaged province, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, has so far received some Rp15 billion ($1=Rp930,000) of assistance from the international football association FIFA for the rehabilitation of local football fields, deputy secretary general of the Indonesian Football Association (PSSI), Kaharuddin Syah, told Antara newsageny. He said the assistance is being used to rehabilitate the Dimurthala stadium in Lampineung village, Banda Aceh, Blang Paseh in Sigli, capital of Pidie district and Julok stadium in Bireuen district.

The rehabilitation activities are being processed "through tender", while the control of the project is being conducted by the Asia Football Association. PSSI is also submiting a proposal for more financial assistance from FIFA for the rehabilitation of other football fields in the districts of Calang and Singkil.

See also: FIFA and AFC fund repairs to Aceh's main stadium (25 Dec) and Football assists tsunami and earthquake victims (23 Dec)