Simba SC in court over stopping extra-ordinary meeting

The club executive committee announced recently that it will have an extraordinary meeting on Sunday and two weeks later a general meeting.

Simba SC in court over stopping extra-ordinary meeting

The club executive committee announced recently that it will have an extraordinary meeting on Sunday and two weeks later a general meeting.

10 August 2017 Thursday 15:35
Simba SC in court over stopping extra-ordinary meeting

By Joseph Mchekadona.

Simba SC board of trustees have gone to court stopping the club executive committee from holding it's extra ordinary general meeting on Sunday.

The club executive committee announced recently that it will have an extraordinary meeting on Sunday and two weeks later a general meeting.

But the trustees through lawyer Juma Nassoro is seeking the court to issue an order stopping the meeting sayings it's illegal as it did not follow club constitution.

The trustees presented their case to Kisutu Magistrate court where magistrate Thomas Simba is expected to hear their application.

Before this matter was taken to court the trustees owned the executive not to go ahead with the Sunday meeting saying it’s illegal.

The stand taken by the trustees is in direct contrast with international football governing body (FIFA) regulations and rules which strongly prohibit football matters to be taken to court of laws.

There are re-preculations for taking football matters to court and one of them is banned from competing at all confederation of African Football (CAF) sanctioned events.

The Sunday meeting is among other things expected to discuss on the process to transform the club into a self-sustainable team by changing ownership to investors.

The club formed the committee to facilitate the transition and business magnet Mohamed Dewji who is also a diehard fun of the club and one time sponsor is named as the person who will become large shareholder of the club by owning 51percent of the club shares while other shares will remain with supporters and listed at the stock exchange.

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Updated: 10.08.2017 16:22
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