The interviews will be held next Tieday with a decision made by Thursday when the NSC Board holds its meeting.
According to insiders, the interviews are to be conducted by the Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin himself and he is expected to table the decision to the NSC Board as provided for the NSC Act 1971.
Among those shortlisted are current SportsCommissioner Ahmad Shapawi Ismail, former Sports Ministry Secretary General Salim Parlan, Ireland Badminton CEO Richard Vaughan and National Foitball Development Program board member Dr. Hamdan Ali.
The other four candidates are said to be academicians
For the position of High Prrformance Director, among those who applied is Damien Kelly who headed the Doha 2006 Program.
However the interviews for that position will only be held in January.