1 Year Of Isolation For Zimbabwean Football7 months ago
It has been exactly a year since Zimbabwe was suspended by FIFA.
FIFA announced their decision to suspend Zimbabwe on February 25 last year.
This was after the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC)’s decision to suspend the Felton Kamambo-led ZIFA executive for several violations, chief among them failure to account public funds.
A restructuring committee was appointed by the Gerald Mlotshwa-led SRC was appointed to oversee the process of restoring sanity to Zimbabwean football.
Kamambo was recalled at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on April 23 and replaced by Gift Banda on an interim basis.
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But FIFA refused to acknowledge the Banda-led administration, insisting that the only condition for the sanction on Zimbabwe to be lifted, is the unconditional reinstatement of Kamambo.
The SRC however insists getting the ban lifted is not the priority.
France-based Warriors midfielder /Marshall Munetsi has been the most outspoken footballer concerning the effects of the ban, which has seen all national teams missing out on international competitions.