Solwezi Independence Stadium, a FIFA-funded project, is in a poor state of repair and appears abandoned, despite being listed as a priority project. Concerned citizens have raised their voices and are seeking answers from the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) on the reasons for the stadium’s poor condition.
Upon visiting the stadium, it was found that the facility is not being maintained and is in need of significant repair. The citizens of Solwezi are outraged that a FIFA-funded project has been neglected and are demanding that FAZ provide an explanation for the stadium’s current state.
The Kansanshi Dynamos team was found training on the abandoned pitch, and citizens commend them for their dedication to football. However, the stadium’s condition poses a significant risk to the players’ safety and undermines the team’s ability to excel in their sport.
FAZ is urged to take responsibility for the stadium’s current state and provide a clear explanation for why the stadium has been neglected. Citizens have pointed out that the stadium’s abandonment is a sign of mediocrity that undermines the community’s efforts to promote sports and improve their quality of life.
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In conclusion, the citizens of Solwezi demand that FAZ takes immediate action to restore the stadium to a suitable standard. The stadium’s importance to the community cannot be overemphasized, and its maintenance should be a top priority for all stakeholders involved.