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FAZ MATCHES TO GO ON AS PLANNED: Minister provides health report for teams

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says following a consultative meeting among stakeholders chaired by Minister of Youth Sport and Child Development, Emmanuel Mulenga matches will proceed as scheduled starting today (Sunday 19/07/20) at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.

Some of those who attended the meeting were FAZ president Andrew Kamanga, National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) acting General Secretary Raphael Mulenga and Director of Sports John Zulu.

The Sports Minister said all the players and staff for the four teams involved this afternoon have been tested with results availed.

The results announced have revealed that all Buildcon players have tested negative while Power Dynamos and Zesco United have had two players testing positive each.

Speaking at the same occasion, FAZ said it wishes to advise that there has been a fixture switch with the Buildcon versus Power Dynamos fixtures brought forward to 14:00 hours as Kansanshi Dynamos results are still being awaited.
The second match involving Zesco United and Kansanshi Dynamos will be staged at 16:00 hours subject to Kansanshi Dynamos being handed a clean bill of health.

All the players that have tested positive will be isolated as per guidance from the Ministry of Health.

FAZ also took the chance to remind members of the public that the matches are being played behind closed doors but SuperSport is beaming the games live.

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