President of the Federation of International Touch (FIT) had gone all happy over splendid support and hospitality of the Malaysian Government. According to the 66-year-old president, excellent management skill of Capt (Rtd) Ahmad Sufiani Johari has made it possible for the World cup to become successful. He also praised the cooperation of the volunteers from Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia, the Putrajaya community, FIT Malaysia, and the love and support of the spectators and media.
He stated that the organisational skill of the country has bowled him over. It was surprising for him to see the country manage the event so skillfully, without having any prior experience. Equestrian Park in Putrajaya was the venue of the event. The president has even praised the choice of the venue for the world cup. He also thanked the enthusiasm and support of the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Talking about the just finished event, he pointed out that this is the largest tournament of FIT since the time of its conception. This year around 2,500 participants from around 26 countries took part in the Games. In the last edition of the tournament, which was held in Australia, around 2000 participants were present. This year, Malaysia witnessed a huge number of foreign spectators of this tournament. According to the president of FIT, about 8000 people came from all over the world to witness the event.
Acker is serving his fourth term as the president of FIT. He has been shouldering the responsibilities since 2012. He has about 29 years of experience of playing games and later coaching and refereeing it.