Poison pen letter writer – a whistleblower or a coward?

HAVING chronicled the Malaysian football scene for more than three decades, this scribe can safely say the venomous poison pen letter with the long list of allegations against the president and general secretary of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) is not exactly unprecedented.

There was a similar incident in 2008, when the then FAM general secretary Datuk Seri Azzuddin Ahmad survived a political siege designed to throw the federation into turmoil as part of a grand scheme to topple the late Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah.

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