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In pictures: Kuwait FA's newly-appointed leaders address the media

Strong police presence was needed to allow the KFA's newly-appointed leaders to take possession of the headquarters

In pictures: Kuwait FA's newly-appointed leaders address the media
The newly-appointed chairman of the Kuwaiti football association (KFA) Fawaz al-Hassawi, speaks during a press conference on August 28, 2016 at the KFA headquarters in Kuwait City. Kuwait announced on August 25, 2016 that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association. Sheikh Fahd Jaber al-Ali has been named as the new head of the Olympic committee, replacing Sheikh Talal Fahad al-Sabah. Fawaz al-Hassawi has been chosen to lead the football association. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwait FA's newly-appointed leaders address the media
The newly-appointed chairman of the Kuwaiti football association (KFA) Fawaz al-Hassawi, speaks during a press conference on August 28, 2016 at the KFA headquarters in Kuwait City. Kuwait announced on August 25, 2016 that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association. Sheikh Fahd Jaber al-Ali has been named as the new head of the Olympic committee, replacing Sheikh Talal Fahad al-Sabah. Fawaz al-Hassawi has been chosen to lead the football association. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwait FA's newly-appointed leaders address the media
The newly-appointed chairman of the Kuwaiti football association (KFA) Fawaz al-Hassawi (C), speaks during a press conference on August 28, 2016 at the KFA headquarters in Kuwait City. Kuwait announced on August 25, 2016 that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association. Sheikh Fahd Jaber al-Ali has been named as the new head of the Olympic committee, replacing Sheikh Talal Fahad al-Sabah. Fawaz al-Hassawi has been chosen to lead the football association. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwait FA's newly-appointed leaders address the media
A picture taken on August 28, 2016 shows police cars outside the Kuwaiti football association (KFA) headquarters in Kuwait City, as a strong police presence was needed to allow the KFA's newly-appointed leaders to take possession of the headquarters. Kuwait announced on August 25, 2016 that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association. Sheikh Fahd Jaber al-Ali has been named as the new head of the Olympic committee, replacing Sheikh Talal Fahad al-Sabah. Fawaz al-Hassawi has been chosen to lead the football association. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)