The Ministry of Sport and Recreation have expressed concern over a number of issues that have threatened to turn the upcoming ZIFA elections into an ugly battle.
Aspiring candidates have been verbally attacking each other while threats have also been made something that has not gone down with the Minister of Sport Makhosini Hlongwane
In a statement Hlongwane said, any threats against any candidates who have been cleared by ZIFA to stand in the election by anyone be they participants in the election or not will not be tolerated and condoned.
The current ZIFA has also been challenged to makre sure that it delivers to the football community and to Zimbabwe at large, a credible election process that has the buy in of the football community and the millions of football loving zimbabweans.
The ministry of has suggested the four aspiring candidates to be subjected to a public debate live on radio and or television to afford them a chance to articulate themselves on their manifestos. This will also assist the candidates to tolerate one another and to differ with dignity.