World soccer governing body FIFA has congratulated Nkana Football Club
for winning the 2013 FAZ Super League title.
FAZ spokesperson Erick Mwanza confirmed on Friday that FIFA president
Joseph Sepp Blatter has congratulated Nkana FC on the Kitwe giant’s
record 12th league title.
In a letter of congratulations to FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya,
Blatter said “Dear president, please pass my warmest congratulations
to Nkana FC on winning their first league championship since 2001 and
twelfth overall.” Blatter said.
“Please convey my warmest wishes to all of the players, the manager,
the technical and medical staff, and all of the team’s supporters, as
each part of this organization have no doubt been instrumental in
their club’s history,” the FIFA chief said.
Blatter added: “On behalf of the world football community, I would
like to thank Nkana for the excitement they bring to the fans of the
beautiful game, and wish them all the best for the future.”
Nkana won their record 12th title on Sunday with a 4-1 demolition of
Red Arrows in the final fixture at Nana Stadium in Kitwe