Zambia Super League side Nkwazi has been handed a five thousand kwacha fine by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) following the misconduct of their ball boys during Wednesday's rescheduled week seven match against Nkana.
In a press statement by Communications Manager Mwazi Chanda which was made available to Futaa Zambia, The Zambia Police sponsored out-fit have been given seven days to pay the fine.
"The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has sanctioned Nkwazi Football Club over the conduct of the ball boys during their rescheduled Week Seven match against Nkana at Edwin Imboela Stadium on Wednesday (May 1, 2019).
Nkwazi has also been censured for allowing the unlawful sale of bottled beer in the stadium. In a letter to Nkwazi Football Club, General Secretary Adrian Kashala said the conduct by the ball boys was against the spirit of Fair Pair.
“It has come to our attention that it is now becoming a habit, during your home games, for your ball boys to unprofessionally use delaying tactics and abandon their assigned duties against the spirit of FIFA Fair Play,” stated Kashala.
Nkwazi has been fined Five Thousand Kwacha (K5, 000) which should be paid within seven days."
FAZ went on to remind clubs that the sale of bottled beer at stadia is prohibited except where plastic cups, plastic bottles or containers are used.