The Ministry of Sports has sanctioned the Football Association of Zambia’s endeavor to recruit a quality national team coach by approving a US$25,000 package.
Following a meeting between the Ministry of Sports, Youth and Child Development and FAZ leadership, the two parties have made steps towards the recruitment of the Zambia National Team Coach.
Minister of Sports Moses Mawere has re-affirmed government’s financial support towards FAZ and maintained its US$10,000 allocation for the Chipolopolo coach.
FAZ Communications Manager Mwazi Chanda said further the Ministry of Sports has given FAZ a go-ahead to recruit a coach as soon as feasibly possible.
She said the Association has secured an additional US$15,000 funding towards the salary of the head coach in response to market forces.
Chanda has appealed to the corporate world to come on board and ensure that more support is secured to towards getting a top notch coach.
She said the availability of additional resources will help FAZ secure a coach at a competitive fee and has asked the football family to support the cause towards securing a coach that will take Zambia forward.
Chanda said the Association acknowledges the support government has continued to render towards football.