Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, who has twice stood for the FIFA presidency, on Thursday called on world football's governing body to take firmer action against Afghanistan's football chief over allegations of sexual assault on members of the country's women's team.
"Serious sanctions must be taken against the AFF and all its presiding staff members, until the AFF can demonstrate that safeguarding policies and processes are in place," the Jordanian prince added in a statement.
"All AFF officials who are implicated in the current crisis should not be permitted to stand for the forthcoming election to the AFC Executive Committee or any other FIFA or AFC committee."
He recommended establishing new policies for Afghan players and referees, setting out "what is appropriate and inappropriate conduct".
The scandal erupted in December when British newspaper the Guardian reported that one member of the Afghanistan women's team, Khalida Popal, had collected accounts from former teammates that included sexual violence, death threats and rapes.