TFF Election Committee reviews objections

25Jun 2021
Nassir Nchimbi
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
TFF Election Committee reviews objections

THE Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Election Committee has officially begun hearing the objections raised by various stakeholders for the candidates towards the federation's election scheduled for August 7 in Tanga.

On June 21 at around 04:00 pm the committee officially closed the process of receiving various objections an exercise that lasted for three days from June 19.

The objections will apply to 20 candidates for the federation's presidency as well as candidates for the Executive Committee posts who passed the preliminary rounds.

It is moreover expected that some of the objections will be made by the 12 shortlisted candidates.

So far the remaining candidates for the presidency are Hawa Mniga, Evance Mgeusa, and Wallace Karia.

Athumani Kambi, Lameck Nyambaya, and Hosseah Lugano are contesting for Zone number one while Khalid Mohamed and Zakayo Mjema have been shortlisted for Zone number two.

Candidates who passed for Zone number three are Abousufian Sillia, James Mhagama, and Mohamed Mashango, Zone number four contestants are Hamisi Kitila, Mohamed Aden, and Osuri Kosuri while for Zone number five formed by Geita, Kagera, Mara, and Mwanza, contestants are Salum Chama, Vedastus Lufano, and Salum Kulunge.

Zone number six, comprising Katavi, Kigoma, Rukwa, and Tabora, is contested by Blassy Kiondo, Issa Bukuku, and Kenneth Pesambili.

Following the completion of the exercise, the interview of the candidates who passed the preliminary round will be held from June 25-27.

The preliminary results of the interview will be posted on June 28 and the Secretariat will, from June 30 to July 2, submit ethical issues to the Ethics Committee.

The election committee will, from July 3-7, receive, hear and reach a decision on ethical issues.

The TFF Ethics Committee will announce the results of the decision on July 10.

Contestants will, from July 11-13 be presented with the opportunity to appeal to the ethics decision issued by TFF Election Committee.

The committee is, from July 14-18, expected t start hearing appeals, the appeals period against the election committee will start on July 22-24 and will be heard from July 24-28.

Candidates and the Election Committee will be notified of the committee's decision on July 29-30.

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