FAMED local businessman Fortune “Mtshina” Tawengwa is reportedly eyeing to be the next Bulawayo Pool Association’s (BPA) president amid revelations that an elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on the first day of February.
The outgoing leadership is made of president is Patrick Taziwa, deputised by Donald Wadawu, Tapiwa Sikiwla is its secretary general, Shepherd Moyo is the treasurer and Farai Nyandoro is the association’s publicity officer.
Also in the outgoing executive are Osbornewells Dziko (Development Officer), Priscilla Lunga (Women in Pool Representative), Admire Mahlunge (Player Representative), Johnson Mawushe (Chairman of Referees) and John Mahachi (Athletes Commission Representative).
Nyandoro, Dziko and Moyo have already confirmed that they will be seeking re-election at their previously held offices. This time around Shoko will be gunning for the Player Representative’s post.
“AGM and elections shall be held on the 1st of February 2020. All nomination submissions to the outgoing secretary-general will be closed on the 25th of January 2020. Nomination fees are as follows: Presidential position $200, Division One chairperson $150 and any other position is $100. Nominations forms should be accompanied with deposit slip of monies paid which should resonate with the post applied for. Nomination forms and bank deposit slips must be in an envelope and should be addressed to the Secretariat. Money must be deposited in BPA AGRIBANK ACCOUNT 022000014161,” said Sikwila.
He added: “BPA Executives (Premier League and Division One) or team executives but restricted to chairperson, secretary-general and treasurer are the only ones eligible to nominate candidates. For provincial elections, all BPA affiliates vote. Thus to imply all 47 teams in Bulawayo will cast their votes through a single representative. Any of the following-chairman, secretary-general and treasurer are eligible to vote.”