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Fiji FA mourns the passing of Ibrahim

Ibrahim passed away earlier this afternoon at the CWM hospital in Suva after battling a kidney disease since 2011. He was 67 years old.#Fiji FA President and Oceania Football Confederation Executive Committee member Rajesh Patel said Ibrahim will be missed by the football family in Fiji. #”Our thoughts and prayers are with his family who will have to go through this difficult phase,” Patel said. #“We have lost a great man today. One who had football in his heart and football was his life. He immensely contributed towards the development of football in Fiji and leaves behind a legacy which many of us would only dream of fulfilling.” #“He had a vision to take Fiji FA to greater heights and it is now our duty to continue his work as he is no longer amongst us. Ibrahim departs us now for a new journey and may his soul rest in peace,” Patel said. #Ibrahim served the Fiji FA board for more than 30 years. He was appointed as a senior Fiji FA vice president in 2011 after being elected. #In his colourful football administrator career he also served as the Fiji Primary Schools soccer association and Labasa Football association as their president. #He acted in the role of Fiji FA president in 2011.#Mr. Ibrahim will be laid to rest tomorrow 4.30pm in Labasa. #

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