The meeting of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) at the home of football at FIFA headquarters in Zurich has ended successfully; with FIFA asserting that the state of football in Zambia is intact under the leadership of football legend Kalusha Bwalya.
The world soccer governing ruled that only Kalusha Bwalya and his Executive Committee were recognised and would continue administering the affairs of the game in Zambia.
Fifa said the the so-called team of Andrew Kamanga and Simataa Simataa holds no water, is illegal and therefore non-existent.
Kamanga and Simataa have since been advised that should they have any grievance or disgruntlement, they are at liberty to write to the General Secretary of FAZ George Kasengele to request to have any of their grievances addressed at the next FAZ AGM scheduled for March or April 2011.
That includes requesting the General Secretary to consider an item which would put the FAZ Executive Committee to a confidence vote. The meeting puts closure to debate over what FAZ had called anarchy which was perpetuated by Kamanga, Simataa and a few others who claimed to run a parallel structure. Kalusha led the FAZ team which comprised GS Kasengele and Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee Anthony Kasolo.
Sports Minister Kenneth Chipungu represented government with Sports Council chairman Chifumu Banda.
After the meeting, Kalusha started mingling with his colleagues at FIFA headquarters while the others started perparing to leave to avoid missing the plane again.