Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Communications Manager Desmond Katongo says the pulling out of football cubs from the Barclays tournament has nothing to do with lack of funds by the football body.
ZANIS sports reports Katongo to have said during an exclusive interview that it is FAZ aim to ensure that there is enough funding in every tournament.
He said contrary to the assertions in sections of football fraternity alleging that FAZ was lacking enough funds to run football, the football body was still appealing to stakeholders to come on board and support the development of the sport.
“FAZ has been for a long time appealing to various stakeholders to come on board to support football,” he stated.
He explained that the pulling out of certain clubs from the tournament is due to the clubs own reasons such as expenses of lodging facilities.
Only Barclays Bank and MTN mobile company where FAZ sponsors for the annual Barclays Cup and the FAZ/ MTN super division super league sponsors.
However , Katongo revealed that First National Bank (FNB) which is currently sponsoring the Zambia under 20 team have expressed interest to sponsor the top league.