Saturday, 4 June 2016


The ZIFA Council this Saturday passed a landmark resolution to dissolve the institution called Zimbabwe Football Association.

 The resolution was made at the extra ordinary congress convened at the ZIFA Village. According to ZIFA acting CEO Joseph Mamutse says the dissolution has since been communicated to the FIFA, CAF, COSAFA and the SRC.

"ZIFA wishes to advise all its stakeholders that on the 4th of June 2016 an Extraordinary Congress was convened at ZIFA Village which resolved in the best interests of association football in Zimbabwe and in accordance with Article 77 of its constitution to dissolve ZIFA with effect from the 6th of June 2016," said Mumatse.

According to yet another statement signed by Omega Sibanda as first vice president, a new association named the National Football Association of Zimbabwe (NFAZ) held its inaugural congress at Crown Plaza where it adopted its new constitution and elected its executive committee.

"The National Football Association would like to advise all football stakeholders that on the 4th of June 2016 its stakeholders convened an inaugural Congress meeting at Crown Plaza Hotel where the constitution governing the association was adopted and its inaugural Executive Committee was elected," Sibanda said.

The statement notes the new association has already taken the legal steps to ensure it attains the status of exclusively running all football matters in Zimbabwe. 


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