Zambian super league champions ZESCO United have announced the sacking of Chief Executive Officer Justin Mumba.
Mumba who has been fired alongside club treasurer Joel Nkhata was widely credited for masterminding the dominance that ZESCO United has enjoyed in the recent past.
In a brief statement, ZESCO United said club sponsors Zesco Limited has with immediate effect terminated appointment contracts for General Secretary Justin Mumba and Club treasurer Joel Nkhata.
Mumba who is currently with the team in South- Africa gave an emotional farewell to the players immediately after his sacking was made public.
And according to his Facebook post, Mumba confirmed that has been relieved of his duties with his immediate effect.
“Just to take time to say goodbye to Zesco united football club Executive members, Sub Committee members, Secretariat staff, the Coaches Team Manager, fans and Supporters. My appointment as General Secretary of the Club has been terminated with immediate effect. I have enjoyed my tenure and I appreciate having had an opportunity to work with you all,” Mumba said.
” I remain thankful to ZESCO Limited management for giving me an opportunity to save as General Secretary of the club. Like I said in one of my post in December last year for sure it’s TIME.”
“I have learned alot during this period and tried my best to leave the club better than I found it. I can only wish Zesco United Football Club tge vert best of all. Thank you to you all for the support during my time,” he said.