FAZ gives clubs green light to start training on 1st July

By the ZamFoot Crew | June 27, 2020

The teams from the top two leagues in the country have been given a go-ahead to start training as of July 1 according to a statement by FAZ Communications manager Sydney Mungala availed to the ZamFoot Crew.

This follows the announcement by His Excellency, President Edgar Lungu that football can resume in July subject to adherence to the Ministry of Health Guidelines.

FAZ is expected to meet clubs in Lusaka on Tuesday while on the Copperbelt onWednesday to concretize the measures that the clubs are expected to undertake in the build-up to the re-opening of the season.

“We are hereby requesting clubs in the FAZ MTN Super Division and the FAZ Eden University National Division One to send their CEOs or an appropriate representative at executive level to attend the following briefings,” Kashala told FAZ Media.

“All Lusaka Province, Central Province and Southern Province based clubs of the Zambian Premier League to convene at exactly 10:30 hours at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Tuesday 30th June 2020. 2. All Northern, North Western, and Copperbelt Province based clubs of the Zambian Premier League to convene at exactly 10:30 in Ndola at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Thursday, July 2, 2020.”

FAZ has also advised members of the lower leagues to remain calm as the resumption of the league was being done in phases in consultation with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Sport.

The Association has also confirmed that matches will be played behind closed doors with fans expected to catch games on television through broadcast partner SuperSport.

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