The Sports and Recreation Commission will not lift the Zifa board members and general secretary suspension despite a Fifa ban which was announced on Thursday evening.
Fifa banned Zimbabwe demanding the reinstatement of the board led by Felton Kamambo.
The decision was made due to government interference in their respective federations. pic.twitter.com/oQ3hOP8wxm
— Whisper M.Ganya (@WhisperMGanya) February 24, 2022
The world governing body said the suspension of Zimbabwe will not be lifted until the board remains control of the game.
Where is the Minister of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation, Hon Kirsty Coventry? FIFA just slapped Zimbabwe with a ban on International Football Activities due to Government Interference.
Where is the Minister? Our stadiums were banned, ZIFA is a mess.What is happening?
— Brighton (@RealBeefactor) February 24, 2022
But SRC board chairman Gerald Mlotshwa has said the board members will remain in the cold as investigations and court cases continue.
Below is the full statement by Mlotshwa