Historical moment in Amman on 5 May: FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter andPrince Ali, President of the Jordan FA, officially inaugurated the newheadquarters of the Jordan FA, a project that has been co-financed by theGoal and the Financial Assistance Programme of FIFA.


The contribution made by the GOAL Project has played a significant role inhelping the construction work to be completed in less than a year. In theevening the FIFA President attended two qualifying matches for the 2002World Cup between Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan and between his hosts,Jordan, and Turkmenistan.

The FIFA President was accompanied by Mohamed Bin-Hammam from Qatar, memberof the FIFA Executive Committee and Chairman of the Goal Project, byAbdullah Al-Dabal from Saudi-Arabia, member of the FIFA Executive Committeeand Michel Platini, his personal advisor.