The Ethics Committee of the Football Association of Zambia has banned three officials and have further fined two others. This is according to a Media statement by FAZ Communications Manager Mwazi Chanda which was made available to Futaa Zambia.
The three who have been banned are former FAZ Committee Member Pivoty Simwanza, Albert Mainsa, Augustine Mukoka (journalist).The Ethics Committee has also fined Napsa Stars coach Mohammed Fathy and Afrisport Executive Director Gabriel Kaunda.
"The Adjudicatory Chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has provisionally banned three football officials and fined two others following its sitting of March 13, 2019.
Ethics Committee chairperson Kephas Katongo announced in a statement that FAZ had provisionally banned former FAZ Committee Member Pivoty Simwanza, Albert Mainsa, Augustine Mukoka (journalist) and fined Napsa Stars coach Mohammed Fathy and Afrisport Executive Director Gabriel Kaunda.
Simwanza, Mukoka and Mainsa were handed 90-day bans for circulating FAZ documents that were illegally obtained in contravention of Article 22 (2) of the FIFA Code of Ethics.
The trio were handed punishment in absentia after failure to appear before the committee. Katongo stated that the trio will be summoned before the Ethics Committee again during their bans."
As for Napsa Stars coach Mohammed Fathi he has been fined K2,500 for attacking the Football Association of Zambia while Gabriel Kaunda has been fined K5,000 for convening an illegal meeting without FAZ’s consent.