FIFA Boss In­fantino meets FAZs Ka­manga

Zambian Business Times - - SPORTS -

The Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion of Zam­bia(FAZ) Pres­i­dent, An­drew Ka­manga was re­cently in Zurich, Switzer­land where he met the FIFA Pres­i­dent Mr. Gianni In­fantino.

In a meet­ing held on Oc­to­ber 3, 2018, Mr. Ka­manga and Mr. In­fantino dis­cussed a wide range of is­sues re­lat­ing to foot­ball de­vel­op­ment in the coun­try.

“I can con­firm that I have had a fruit­ful meet­ing with the FIFA pres­i­dent where we dis­cussed is­sues sur­round­ing the de­vel­op­ment of foot­ball in Zam­bia, in par­tic­u­lar FIFA for­ward fund­ing for new pro­jects to be un­der­taken in the coun­try over the next 4 years.”

FAZ has in the re­cent past in­tro­duced a wide range of ini­tia­tives aimed at im­prov­ing foot­ball stan­dards in the coun­try us­ing FIFA funds.

“We have the FIFA Grass­roots Pro­gram where we have part­nered with the Min­istry of Sports and Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion in or­der to ad­vance the game at youth level. It is my ob­jec­tive to en­sure that we uti­lize FIFA funds in a trans­par­ent and pro­gres­sive man­ner.”

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