I don’t take advice from failed leader, TMJ tells Umno info chief
Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has taken a thinly-veiled swipe at Umno information chief Annuar Musa, stressing that he will not take advice from leaders who “failed to lead”.
“I don’t need to take advice from a leader who has failed to lead,” he said in a Facebook posting.
This was after Annuar, who last month resigned as Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) president, advised Tunku Ismail to decide if he wanted to become the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) president and not govern by proxy.
Tunku Ismail did not name Annuar, merely addressing him as “a Tan Sri” and ripped into him for leading Kafa into further financial trouble despite a RM16 million sponsorship by Vida Beauty.
“When you were in the position where you had numerous sponsors, you should have used that opportunity to clear all your debts.
“Instead, you made the executive decision to employ a new foreign coach as well as three additional foreign players.
“With this decision, the ones who fell victim were the local players as they didn’t receive their salaries. Priority should be given to the local players and not the foreigners...