was chosen as one of eleven pilot projects for the Goal Programme. FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter inaugurated the new association headquarters on 5 June 2001, accompanied by Mohamed Bin Hammam (Qatar), the chairman of the Goal Bureau, and Prince Ali, president of the association and a brother of the King of Jordan
. Funds from Goal and the FIFA Financial Assistance Programme funded the premises built on land donated by the Jordan
Government. More staff have been appointed (now 25) to work full-time for football in the new headquarters.