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25.02.2013 Sports News

Zambia: Fifa show delight development for football

By George A.M. Shackleford -
Zambia: Fifa show delight development for football
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As Zambia continues to develop in football FIFA has also expressed it delight stressing that the country's commitment would move their football forward.

The football governing body had a delegation in Lusaka last weekend to have a look at the nations football development and is expanding from success of both men and women's game following invention of new idea at the just ended first ever Women Football Com-Unity seminar.

A seminar was also held in Lusaka from Monday 18 th and Thursday 22 nd February, 2013 to promote women's football and attracting investment in the women's game from other investors within the country.

The Fifa mission to Zambia was led by Florie Ramogodi from the Southern Africa Regional Development Office in Gaborone in Botswana. Others in the delegation included Mr Ian Riley from the United Kingdom, Mr Matthew Haikali of Namibia while Mr Rix Mweemba, a local Fifa regional instructor worked with the visiting Fifa experts.

Faz and FIFA both expresses satisfaction on the sporting inventions taking place in the country as the Faz Communications Manager Erick Mwanza was also present.

'The seminar was a huge success. It underscored the commitment of the Faz President and entire administration's quest to take our women football to higher heights. We look forward to augmenting the women football development plans that are in our new strategic plan with those that have been formulated over the last three days of the community seminar,' Mwanza said.

'Fifa is delighted to see progress in Zambian football. Faz is not only excelling with the men's football but the commitment and implementation of the resolutions from a very enthusiastic seminar will set women football on a path where you can even dream of competing for a place at the 2015 Fifa Women World Cup finals in Canada.'  Ramagodi a FIFA representative added.


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