Sports Minister Vincent Mwale says an expatriate coach for national football team needs to be unveiled before the AFCON second qualifiers match because time is running out.
And Mwale has disclosed to ZNBC sports news in Ndola on Friday that the expatriate coach to be engaged by the Football Association of Zambia-FAZ- will be paid Twenty five thousand United States dollars per month..
He said the matter is priority and that his ministry has had meetings with a number of companies to help raise the funds for the new coach.
The Sports Minister said FAZ has done its part by identifying the coach to take over as Chipolopolo Boys Coach.
Meanwhile, Mwale said the ministry has created the sports development fund
account to help develop various sports activities in the country.
He said the funds raised from the cooperate world will be deposited into the account to help Sports associations cover expenses for international assignments.
The minister also thanked Zambezi Portland cement for being the first company to contribute to the sports development fund account.
Zambezi has donated 50 thousand Kwacha to the Sports Development Fund.