FANCA president Mohammed Yusuf is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Fiji Football Association.
President Rajesh Patel made the announcement in Fiji on Wednesday.
The New Zealander will replace Bob Kumar, who has served the fraternity for 25 years.
The move comes after Kumar hinted retirement early last year.
Patel said Yusuf was the ideal candidate for the job.
He said the selection was made by the board following a vigorous vetting process.
Yusuf had served FFA as the senior vice president before immigrating to New Zealand, he had also been the former Nadroga Football Association president in the 80s.