Football Sport

Clubs differ over Barclays winners Confed Cup slot

MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe
SOME Super Division clubs have expressed mixed feelings over the proposal by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to award Barclays Cup winners with a Confederation Cup slot.

Last week, FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe said they would consider giving winners of the country’s only competition automatic qualification to the Confederation Cup.

Nkwazi secretary Davis Chimbwelenge said in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that the proposal is unrealistic owing to varying financial capacities of clubs in the country.
Chimbwelenge said participating in continental football is an expensive venture and it would be difficult for a lower division club.
“It looks good on paper but very unrealistic, especially if a lower division club wins the competition, what happens? For example, if READ MORE

 

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