ZIFA Not Happy With CAFs Treatment of FC Platinum in the Caf Champions League - Kamambo Fumes - Football News (ZW)

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ZIFA Not Happy With CAFs Treatment of FC Platinum in the Caf Champions League - Kamambo Fumes


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) wrote a letter to the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) that revealed ill-treatment of FC Platinum in the Total Caf Champions League 2018/19 competition.

Anthony Baffoe, the deputy secretary-general at CAF for football and development, said in the letter, that Mandava Stadium would host FC Platinum’s remaining Champions League fixtures.

With regards to the inspection visit conducted by CAF for the Barbourfields Stadium, Mandava Stadium and National Sports Stadium, we would like to inform you that CAF has decided to provisionally approve the Mandava stadium,’’ Baffoe wrote.

“This stadium will be available to host the remaining matches of FC Platinum during their participation in the 2018/2019 CAF Champions League.
“Kindly find annexed to this letter, the comments and remarks with regards to all 3 stadiums.

“The comments and remarks specific to the provisionally approved stadium must be addressed as soon as possible in order to ensure that in the future this stadium receives a permanent and definitive approval from CAF.

“CAF will continue to monitor the stadium situation during the next matches in order to ensure that the stadium is brought to the required level.

“We appreciate your continuous support in helping us raise the level of our African football with improved facilities as we continue to gain exposure to a global audience.’’ Herald.

Yet, this week CAF ruled that FC Platinum would not play Esperance (Tunisia) at Mandava Stadium (in Zvishane) but at Highlanders FC's Barbourfields Stadium (in Bulawayo).

Felton Kamambo, ZIFA - President,wrote to CAF in discontent at FC Platinum's treatment. Also, asking why CAF, raised the issue of accommodation for the fans of the Tunisian giants in Zvishavane when it was never an issue in their communication last month.

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