Kamanga re-elected


The Elective Annual General Meeting of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) held at the Fairmount Hotel in Livingstone has concluded this afternoon with Andrew Kamanga being re-elected as President for another 4-year term.

The incumbent Kamanga collected 57 votes, while his opponent Emmanuel Munaile managed 29 votes.

It was all celebrations by the councilors after the Electoral Committee Chairman, Ronald Katongo announced the results.

In his speach Kamanga called for unity among all football people in the country. “Today is a turning point in our game and I hope and pray that from today we are going to unite,” said Kamanga.

“We need to continue to build on the path of accountability, transparency and integrity since they are the cornerstone of good management,” added Kamanga who will also be vying for a FIFA Council member position during the CAF Elections in Rabat, Morocco on March 12th.

Justin Mumba emerged top for the Vice Presidency after collecting 55 votes, against Gideon Mwenya’s 31 votes. Lunga Mandona failed to collect any vote.

For the women’s representative Priscilla Katoba was in her own League collecting 67 votes.

The three elected members join the 10 chairpersons of the different provinces to make the 13-man FAZ Executive Committee.

The Assembly took place after clearance by the world football body FIFA and the Zambian government.

This is according to the FAZ official website.