The Football Association of Zambia has revealed Lyson Zulu to become the new Technical Director.
Lyson Zulu gets the position that was left vacant after the departure of Moses Sichone who was appointed as Assistant Technical Director.
Zulu turned out to be the top candidate from the 17 who applied for the job.
“Our new Technical Director is Mr Lyson Zulu. We had 17 applicants from the start and six were shortlisted, among them two Zambian based,” FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala said.
“When we had the FIFA Technical Advisor in the country, he called for all members of FAZ Technical Office. Then Mr Zulu who was the football development manager at the time. When he looked at the CV, the FIFA advisor was quite impressed and requested that he be included on those who were short-listed.”
Kashala noted: “Mr Zulu was the best out of all and thus was offered the job as Technical Director.”
Zulu has a Bath University Sports Performance foundation degree and a UK Loughborough University Bachelor of Science with Sport Science and Management.
He served as the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) programs officer prior to his taking up the position.