The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) have congratulated COSAFA President Dr Phillip Chiyangwa and his deputy at ZIFA, Omega Sibanda for elevation to Members of Parliament following the general elections held in that country this week.
“The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) Executive Committee, the Council, and the Secretariat would like to congratulate its president, Hon. Dr Phillip Chiyangwa and his deputy Hon. Omega Sibanda, for their resounding victories in the harmonised elections to become Members of Parliament representing Zvimba South and Vungu Constituency respectively,” ZIFA said in a statement on Wednesday.
“We were always confident of their victories because we believe in their leadership qualities. There is no doubt that both are men of vision, endowed with a spirit of national development and servant leadership.
“They know and understand the concerns of the people they will serve and they have the capacity to deliver on those in the next five years.
“We wish them the best in their new endeavours, and hopefully it will translate to more meaningful and robust debate and support for the development of sport and football in Zimbabwe.”