The long-awaited FIFA convened meeting between the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and aggrieved parties will finally take place this Thursday, 5 November.
According to a press statement by FAZ Communications manager Sydney Mungala, the world football governing body has confirmed that the meeting will take place on Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 with ten people expected to be in attendance, ZamFoot reported.
“The Football Association of Zambia wishes to inform the football family and all stakeholders that world football governing body, FIFA, has confirmed Thursday, 5th November 2020, as the date for the meeting between FAZ and the aggrieved parties,” said FAZ in a statement.
The meeting will be held via video conference.
The ten participants are Sports minister Emmanuel Mulenga, permanent secretary Joe Kapembwa, FAZ President Andrew Kamanga, FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala, and Director of Sport, John Zulu.
Others are the National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) Chairperson Patrick Mutimushi and his acting general secretary Raphael Mulenga.
The aggrieved parties on electoral complaints will be represented by Damiano Mutale, Patson Lusaka, and Ricky Mamfunda.
The agenda of the meeting includes remarks from the football governing body, the sports minister, NSCZ, aggrieved parties, response by FAZ and the way forward, and the closing remarks, which will be made by FIFA.
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By Ofhani Munyai