The Joseph Jalasi chaired Disciplinary Committee on Monday announced that Nchanga have been demoted to Division One after being found guilty of attempting to bribe a referee recently.
The committee said Nchanga officials recently attempted to bribe a referee prior to game against Nkwazi two weeks ago which the Police side won 2-1 in Chingola.
Nchanga chairman Yorum Kapai described the demotion of the 1998 Super Division champions as unconstitutional.
“We are appealing. By tomorrow we should lodge in the appeal,” Kapai said via phone on Tuesday.
“That ruling is against the FAZ Constitution,” he argued.
The unnamed referee reported an offer, promise and grant of cash to unjustifiably advantage Nchanga Rangers in a game against Nkwazi Football Club.
The whole conversation was recorded and played in the disciplinary committee meeting.
The committee also slapped life bans on the four officials mentioned by name in the recording namely Elijah Mugala,
Matyola Haanyama, Patrick Nkhata (team manager) and Shadrick Chalenga.
Mugala, Haannyama, Nkhata and Chalenga failed to appear before the disciplinary Committee despite being summone