The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Council has unanimously adopted a new constitution at this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held at the New Government Complex .
The FAZ Council passed the text by 309 votes from 320, a minimum of 240 votes were required for the new constitution to be passed. The new constitution became effective immediately after the 2017 annual general meeting.
The FAZ Council, cognisant of FIFA’s directive that FAZ would be suspended if a new constitution was not adopted by March 31, agreed to the text in the new constitution in a yes or no vote by show of hands.
FAZ Deputy General Secretary Lombe Mbalashi had earlier in the week circulated the final draft constitution following revision of text in the document which had been presented at Emergency Council Meeting (ECM) held on February 4.
Councillors were given four weeks – following the ECM – in which to make submissions to be included in the final document.
Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere who attended the meeting as Guest of Honour in his address urged the councilors to put their differences and personal.
Meanwhile the Zambia Under -20 nation team defeated Ecuador 2-0 at the on-going Four national invitation tournament in South Korea.
Edward Chilufya and Enock Mwepu scored for Zambia to ensure that the the junior Chipolopolo’s kick start the four nation tourney on a wining note.
Zambia’s next game at the invitation tournament will be against the host South Korea on the 27th of March.