Mazabuka United, Kansashi Dynamos and New Monze Swallows in three points boost
The football Association of Zambia disciplinary committee has given its verdict on four cases involving division one teams .
The committee has awarded three points to New Monze Swallows in a matter were they protested against Mazabuka United’s decision to use two ineligible players in a division one fixture involving the two clubs.
According to the FAZ disciplinary committee chaired by Joseph Jalasi, Mazabuka United were found guilty of breaching Article 5(2) of the FAZ regulations which prohibits the registration of a player to more than one club.
The committee has further awarded New Monze Swallows a 3-0 score-line.
On August 20th 2017, New Monze Swallows reported Mazabuka United Football Club to FAZ for allegedly using two players belonging to Kasco Rangers without clearance.
FAZ has further awarded Zone Two side Kasanshi Dynamos Football Club three points in a matter in which they protested against Indeni Football Club’s decision to use an ineligible player in the two sides’ fixture played on 6th May, 2017.
The committee found Indeni Football Club guilty of breaching FAZ rules and regulations. The committee has further awarded Kansanshi Dynamos Football Club a 3-0 score-line.
Meanwhile FAZ has awarded three points to Division One Zone Four outfit Mazabuka United over an un-played match against Mumbwa Medics.
Mumbwa Medics has sought a reversal of the decision by the referee to call off the match following the home team’s refusal to kick-off the match before 15:00 hours.
The Mumbwa Medics officials defied a directive from FAZ on the request of the visiting team (Mazabuka United) that the match be played an hour earlier to enable the latter travel immediately after the match.
The committee ruled that the host team was given sufficient notice to play the match an hour earlier and therefore should not have refused to play when called upon by match officials.
The committee further awarded Three points to Mazabuka United with a 3-0 score line.
In addition, the committee has upheld the decision by the referee to cancel a goal scored by Mumbwa Medics in a match against Zamacoal Diggers.
The disciplinary committee ruled that the referee was within his right to cancel the goal after consulting his linesman. Mumbwa Medics have been granted the right of appeal.
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