Lusaka Dynamos transfer ban lifted

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Zambia Super League side Lusaka Dynamos’ transfer ban has been lifted by the Disciplinary Committee of FIFA, this is according to Zambian football publication The ZamFoot.

Dynamos were slapped with the ban by FIFA in February this year after a breach of contract between them and Ghanaian goalkeeper Muntari Tagoe.

The club was ordered to pay US$48,600 (R780 000) by the world football mother body.

ZamFoot have revealed that there is a letter from the FIFA disciplinary committee addressed to the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana, acknowledging the receipt of a settlement agreement between the club and Muntari Tagoe.

“We refer to the abovementioned matter and in particular acknowledge receipt of the correspondences dated 23 October 2020 from the legal representative from Mohammed Muntari Tagoe about the settlement agreement with the Club Lusaka Dynamos FC, copy of which is enclosed hereto for the parties’ perusals,” read the letter.

“In this context, we take due note from the contents of said letters that the parties entered into a settlement agreement. By signing this settlement agreement, we understand that the parties settled their dispute related to the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee passed on 7 November 2019.

“In view of the foregoing, and in line with the Circular no. 1628 of 9 May 2018, we would like to inform the parties that the present disciplinary proceedings against the club Lusaka Dynamos FC are hereby closed and the transfer ban has been lifted since the parties settled their dispute,” FIFA concluded.

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By Ofhani Munyai

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