The National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) held its Ordinary General Assembly on Sunday, 25th June 2017 at Sibane Hotel in Ezulwini. The highlight of this meeting was the elections of the Executive Members of the NFAS for the next 4 years. These elections were conducted by Mr Mbuso Simelane who is a senior Mbabane based attorney. The positions that were contested for are, the Presidency, Vice- Presidency (2 positions) and Executive Committee Members (2 positions).
The nominees for the Presidential position were Senator Adam Mthethwa who got 28 votes, Mr Timothy Shongwe who got 11 votes and Mr Mashumi Shongwe who got 9 votes. These results confirmed Senator Adam Mthethwa as the President of the NFAS for the next 4 years. “I am very much humbled to the football family for their confidence in me, by voting for me to be the President of the NFAS for the next four years”, said Senator Adam Mthethwa after retaining his position.
As for the Vice President positions, there were 4 nominees who were, Mr Nicodimus Mashwama, Dr Comfort Shongwe, Johannes Siboza and Peter Simelane. The winners were Dr Comfort Shongwe who got 38 votes and Mr Peter Simelane who got 31 votes. Mr Nicodimus Mashwama got 18 votes and Mr Siboza got 8 votes.
The last 2 positions to be elected for on the day was that of the Executive Committee Members which were contested for by, Mr Elphas Ngcamphalala, Mr Philip Dlamini, Mr Sikhumbuzo Dlamini, Mr Jerry Gamedze, Mr Steve Horton, Mr Njabulo Mabuza, Mr Peter Magagula and Mr Sabelo Kunene. The eventual winners for these 2 positions were Mr Philip Dlamini after round 2 with 28 votes and MP Sikhumbuzo Dlamini with the same number of votes after round 4. This was after no candidate was able to have the required number of votes in the 3rd round.