20 February 2019 – The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) delegation comprising the new President Felton Kamambo and his executive committee members are visiting SAFA House as part of a week-long exchange programme.
The delegation on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 met with SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan who took them through the Association’s Vision 2022 and other issues affecting the sport.
The SAFA President also emphasised the need for the COSAFA Region, the biggest region on the continent, to be united and work towards a common goal.
The visiting ZIFA delegation also met with FIFA’s Regional manager, Mr David Fani who took them through the process of accessing funding from the world governing football body.
Mr Fani told the Zimbabwe delegation on how to apply funding by among other things and to make a compelling business case when making the application.
SAFA’s Technical Director, Neil Tovey made a presentation on programmes around football development in the country, coaching education, medical and refereeing training.
Further presentations from Competition, Sponsorship, Finance and Legal will be made during the coming days before the team returns to Zimbabwe on Saturday.
New ZIFA President, Kamambo said he was impressed by the SAFA set-up and vowed to take home lessons learnt from this visit.