The Site Handover for the implementation of the Lubombo Technical Centre which is under the FIFA Goal Project IV was officially done at KaLanga in Siteki. This is where the new Technical Centre of the National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) will be based. The constructors of this project are MO Mkhabela & Associates and Homeboyz- TCS JV. Present during this event was the President of the NFAS; Senator Adam Mthethwa, Vice President of the NFAS and Chairman of the Finance Committee; Mr. Peter Simelane and the Chief Executive Officer of the NFAS; Mr. Frederick Mngomezulu.
This handover event symbolizes the commencement of the construction part of the project which is expected to take seven (7) months. Making the presentation on behalf of the constructors was Mr. Zwelithini Mkhabela who highlighted to the Executive Committee Members of the NFAS on how the whole project will be implemented. He stated that the site establishment will be in place in space of two (2) weeks. “The site establishment will be in place within 2 weeks”, he said.
The progress report will be available as construction work is done. The construction program will also be in place for the duration of the contract with site meetings being held every after 3 weeks. The scope of works includes the main constructors’ works and the provisional sums/specialist works. Some of the main constructors’ works are the basement houses which include 2 identical dressing rooms, first aid and referees rooms just to mention few. The ground floor includes the reception area, staff kitchen and administration blocks amongst others. The provisional sums/ specialist works consists of the electrical installation, roofing covering, water proofing and soccer pitch just to mention a few.
This infrastructure development follows the construction of the Technical Centre in Lobamba, King Sobhuza II Stadium and the extension of the Sigwaca House which will act as a commercial wing for the NFAS.