Mubangalala backs NSCZ’s decision on NFL


Former Football Association of Zambia ( FAZ ) General Secretary Samson Mubangalala says he National Sports Council of Zambia ( NCSZ ) ’s decision to not to register the embattled National Football League ( NFL ).

ZANIS sports reports Mubangalala saying in an interview in Kabwe today that it was proper that the NCSZ decided not to recognize the Andrew Kamanga Interim committee ‘s NFL.

Mubangalala stated that the NSCZ was backing a wrong faction and that it is high time sanity was
restored to the 2011 football season.

“The NFL is a non starter and it’s good the national sports council has realised that,” Mubangalala stated.

Mubangalala, who is also former Kabwe warriors and Zambia railways team manager, has also appealed to the new government to change the state’s approach towards football in Zambia.

Last Saturday, NSCZ spokesperson Smart Mwitwa announced that the council could not register two Associations running the same sport stating that the FAZ constitution had no statutes to register the Kamanga led National football league NFL.

Samson Mubangalala served as FIFA general secretary in the David Phiri led FAZ executive from 1981 to 1985 and national coach for athletics from 1971 to 1979 when he resigned and is also on record for being the first indigenous Zambian to serve on the Executive Committee of Northern Rhodesia amateur athletics and cycling association.



  1. Just because Rupiah is no more in govrnment thats when they start thinking straight. NSCZ was supporting a wrong move by Simataa and Kamanga. Any way ba Banda balichilamo fye fyonse kulyamo including football

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