ZIFA has reportedly failed to provide Gift Banda’s lawyers with the association’s bank statements ahead of today’s hearing in which ZIFA is seeking that Banda’s case be heard again by the Appeals Board, The Herald reports.
Last week, it headlined that ZIFA mysteriously paid $120 000 appeals fee from and to its own account after the appeals committee had decided to uphold the disciplinary committee’s ruling that absolved Gift Banda of any wrongdoing in his conduct.
Gift Banda’s lawyer, Munyaradzi Nzarayapenga of Dube-Banda, Nzarayapenga and Partners has demanded that ZIFA presents a bank statement which showed the actual movement of the appeals fee:
I haven’t been briefed to the contrary by my legal team, we still don’t have the bank statement we asked for.
Gift Banda was suspended after he reportedly made changes to the Warriors’ technical team without consulting the board. However, the disciplinary committee acquited him and said he only made recommendations and not actually appointments.
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