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ZIFA Councillors To Hold EGM Despite Opposition From FIFA

ZIFA Councillors To Hold EGM Despite Opposition From FIFA

ZIFA councillors have vowed to proceed with the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) set for despite FIFA warning that ZIFA ban will only be lifted when the Felton Kamambo-led board has been reinstated to run the country’s football.

FIFA also said it won’t recognise the forthcoming ZIFA EGM’s outcome. FIFA said Thursday:

As discussed in the past weeks, it is important that in the context of the aforementioned EGM, the ZIFA members and delegates understand fully the decision of the FIFA Council taken on February 24, 2022.
Especially, they shall be reminded of the cumulative conditions imposed by FIFA Council in order for the ZIFA suspension to be lifted, including ‘confirmation to FIFA that ZIFA and its management led by president Felton Kamambo and general secretary Joseph Mamutse is back under their full and unconditional control.

In response to the letter, ZIFA councillors said they will go ahead and host the EGM  sponsored by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) will go ahead as planned. Said the councillors:

We have taken note of the email being circulated by the suspended ZIFA CEO. Mr Joseph Mamutse. purportedly emanating from FIFA.

The contents therein are noted.

Firstly, we note that the email constitutes a departure from the norm in that it is not on the official FIFA letterhead for authentication. We further note that it’s addressed to Sirs and we take this to refer to Messrs Kamambo and Mamutse and no one else in particular, in pursuant to their previous discussions (with FIFA) notwithstanding bail conditions being faced by Mr Kamambo.

The letter does not in any way opine that the scheduled EGM be cancelled, neither does it declare the EGM unlawful. It reiterates the conditions for reinstatement to FIFA, which are already in the public domain and largely a matter between FIFA and the Government through Sport and Recreation Commission.

Apart from that we will not speculate on reasons, why then the said email would have been shared with the generality of all stakeholders. as this seem to be a private discussion between the parties.

As such the EGM is proceeding as advised. The said EGM is convened in accordance with the ZIFA constitution. The ZIFA assembly remain the supreme authority in as far as ZIFA issues are concerned.

We shall engage with FIFA at the appropriate time so as to ensure that a common ground is attained between the parties.

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7 Comments

??? 3 months ago

🤔Idzi inharoka Idzi?


Giovanni Infantino 3 months ago

Munoziva toroya here Kuno kuEurope......nharo dzenyu idzo dzoroyesa


Trumpet 3 months ago

Guys FIFA is not Luke Malaba. You are not going to win this war. Zvasiyana ne SADC inoita side with you. The earliest you become sober minded the better. Most of ZIFA councillors you are business people who do not make a living out of soccer but you are disadvantaging the players. We supporters of football know who is using you.


Gwerengwe 3 months ago

#reinstate Kamambo


fafi 3 months ago

manje.vachanyarira kupi fifa mumwe has succumbed to the.allegations atosiya basa nechi****. Tirikunamata vese varikuyenda.
hokoyo felton the holy spirit is after you
kushungurudza vana vedu kudaro...why would.they lie?


Mafirakureva 3 months ago

Chii chaitika? Please update some of us. We are out of touch

𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙫𝙖𝙯𝙖 3 months ago

𝙈𝙪𝙠𝙬𝙖𝙨𝙝𝙖 𝙬𝙖 𝙀𝘿 𝙥𝙛𝙚𝙚 𝙢𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙝𝙞𝙢𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙛 𝙖𝙥𝙖 𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙬𝙞𝙨𝙚 𝙁𝙞𝙛𝙖 𝙬𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙫𝙞𝙚𝙬 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙕𝙞𝙛𝙖 𝙢𝙪𝙢𝙗𝙤 𝙟𝙪𝙢𝙗𝙤 𝙖𝙨 𝙖 𝙥𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙛𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙤𝙧 𝙟𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙆𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙢𝙗𝙤 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙤 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙩 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙖 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙫𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙛𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙖𝙞𝙙 𝙖𝙘𝙘𝙪𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨...𝙟𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙖𝙨 𝙨𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩.ℳ𝒶𝓇𝒶𝓋𝒶𝓏𝒶



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