FAZ TO DELINK SUPER LEAGUE…as league finally follows British Premier League, PSL model
The Football Association of Zambia, FAZ is set to delink Super League from national football governing body.
This is according according to a document obtained by the ZamFoot Crew.
The Zambia Professional League will be made up of Premier League and National League will be created .
The Premier League will consist of 18 teams and the National League [Division one] will consist of 18 teams.
The two divisions will be run by the Zambian Premier League, ZPL.
“The league will be run by a Board of Directors that will oversee an executive management team headed by a Chief executive officer who will be supported by a Chief operating officer and will head a management team team consisting of six,” read the circular
In terms of ownership, the league will be owned by the 18 clubs and FAZ with 90% going to the club while the association will remain with 10%.
For the 2019 season, which is a transition season , the league will have the 20 teams.
The top tier will be split into two zones.
Possible line up of teams should FAZ divide the Super League into two sub leagues for the 2019 transitional season:
1. Zesco United
2. Green Buffaloes
4. Kabwe Warriors
5. Red Arrows
6. Lusaka Dynamos
7. Kitwe United
8. Nakambala Leopards
9. Division One Zone One Champion
10. Division One Zone Two Champion
2. Green Eagles
3. Power Dynamos
6. Forest Rangers
7. Napsa Stars
8. Lumwana Radiants
9. Division One Zone Three Champion
10. Division One Zone Four Champion
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