FAZ re-affirms earlier stance that league resumption will be behind closed doors
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has reiterated that the resumption of the MTN/FAZ Super League and the Eden University/FAZ National Division One will be under closed doors.
According to a press statement by FAZ Communications manager Sydney Mungala availed to the ZamFoot Crew, FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala emphasized that the Association was obliged to abide by the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Sport.
“We would like to re-emphasize that the league will resume as indicated this weekend behind closed doors. The health situation in the nation, as guided by the authorities still requires that we observe the guidelines provided,” Kashala said.
“Only people that are part of the matchday squad, stadium staff, security personnel, and media are expected to be at the stadia.”
“Our colleagues in the media will be allowed access to stadia subject to observing the guidelines. Media personnel will not be allowed any contact with the players. We will have the broadcast partner SuperSport and also club media officers stepping in to fill the gap,” he added.
The MTN/FAZ Super League and Eden University/FAZ National Division One make a return this weekend with four games set to be played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.
On Saturday, Chingalika Kitwe United will host Police College in a National Division One showdown at 13:00 while Log leaders Forest Rangers entertain Seven-time Champions, Sensational Zanaco who were on a winning streak prior to the Coronavirus induced break.
On Sunday, Defending Champions, Zesco United face off with relegation-threatened Kansanshi Dynamos in an early kick-off. In the second match of the day, Buildcon will square off with Powerful Power Dynamos.
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