AFC sends condolences on passing of Karl-Heinz Weigang

Published on: 13 June 2017

Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Karl-Heinz Weigang, who passed away after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday.

During a notable career, the veteran German coach oversaw the Sri Lanka, Mali, Ghana and Vietnam national teams, with one of his most notable successes coming when he guided Malaysia to the 1980 Olympic Games. He was also in charge of the Perak state side which won the Malaysia Cup in 1998 and 2000.

The thoughts and prayers of the AFC, the Football Association of Malaysia and the rest of the Asian football family are with Weigang’s family and friends.