What we know so far about new-ZIFA President Felton Kamambo - Football News (ZW)

What we know so far about new-ZIFA President Felton Kamambo

Felton Kamambo was elected new ZIFA (Zimbabwe Football Association) president last Sunday, 14 December 2018, he beat the now former president Phillip Chiyangwa by 11 votes in the election. Kamambo got voted for, 35 times, and Chiyangwa 24.
Here's a few details about the man who's expected to lead Zim football development & adminstration in the current term.

Felton Kamambo served in the Zifa Board under Phillip Chiyangwa adminstration. He and other member Paraishe Mabhena quit their posts arguing that their terms had expired. (Reports say he was positioning himself to compete against Chiyamgwa).

While at Zifa, he critised the presidium for failing to deliver on its mandate and also pointed out ill-corporate governance within the body,and accused the top officials of failing to effect positive change in Zimbabwean Football.

He is a former soccer player, Felton Kamambo played for Mhangura FC, and he's also a businessman.


In his words, he has promised, 'a more efficient, richer, transparent and successful administration'.

Also, 'Football stakeholders have entrusted us to lead the development of football, and it means greater responsibility on our part as the Zifa leadership. We have an obligation to deliver. We have to maintain the pleasant atmosphere that has accompanied our election into office,' he has said.

And, he has insisted his team is determined to revolutionise the Zimbabwean game which had suffered from years of mismanagement.


Felton has met met Kirsty Coventry the Minister of Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation in the Cabinet of Zimbabwe, to air out views on what needs to be done, and also to hear her expectations as minister.

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