By ALICE NACHILEMBE
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) vice president Rix Mweemba has died.
And FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala said FAZ is saddened by the passing of FAZ vice president Rix Mweemba.
Mr Mweemba, who was also a FIFA Instructor, died at 04:00hours on Tuesday at Coptic Hospital in Lusaka after a short illness.
“The Football Association of Zambia is mourning the loss of a dedicated and a respected servant of Zambian football. Mr Mweemba struck us as an admirable family man. His great work ethics and selflessness cannot be doubted,” Mr Kashala said in announcing the passing of Mr Mweemba.
Prior to being appointed as Vice President in April 2017, Mr Mweemba served as FAZ Treasurer and also played a huge role in the restructuring of the Zambia Premier League as chairperson of the League Restructuring Working Group.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the football fraternity in Zambia,” Kashala said.