Safa disbands Enoch Mgijima football association

THE Enoch Mgijima One local football association (LFA) has been disbanded by the Chris Hani Safa leadership after allegations of having failed its mandate of football development.Safa Chris Hani president Mzimkhulu Ndlelo confirmed on Wednesday that the structure had been disbanded. The structure used to be called the Lukhanji LFA but changed its name after the merger of the three municipalities of Lukhanji, Nkwanca and Tsolwana into one, Enoch Mgijima.

“Our mandate is football development through competitions by way of the league matches. The disbanded structure failed that mandate and the league did not start and it is supposed to end in May.” Once there were no league matches, then there was no structure. He said clubs were not treated the same with some paying R300 and others R500.

The structure was given support to start the league but failed. “They did not act according to Safa roles and regulations. When we discussed with them on Sunday, it transpired the majority of the members were eager to step down.”

The LFA did not go to play offs for the previous season. “We can not remove an interim structure and put another in place. The LFA is under administration and the region will go to launch zones which will in turn form the LFA.”

Ndlelo said the region would ensure players that were able to play soon.

“As the region we would like to apologise that the LFA leadership failed our clubs.”

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