Archive | September, 2013

Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 Fixture List *UPDATED*

24 Sep
The Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 Fixtures are now available.

The Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 Fixtures are now available.

The full Zanzibar FC fixture list has been released. The season will kick-off on Saturday, 19th October.

Dates for the first eight match weeks taking place in 2013 have been confirmed. Dates for the 2014 games will be confirmed soon.

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Zanzibar FC Pre-season Trades

19 Sep
Expect a very active pre-season in the transfer market this season.

Expect a very active pre-season in the transfer market this season.

With the added excitement of 10 team this season, there has been a lot of jostling for players in the first week since the draft and the expectation is that the pre-season transfer market will remain busy.

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Zanzibar FC Squads & Fixtures

19 Sep
Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 is scheduled to kick-off on Saturday, 5th October.

Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 is scheduled to kick-off on Saturday, 5th October.

The highly anticipated Zanzibar FC draft was held on Sunday, 15th September and with 110 players to choose from the 10 team captains had a lot of thinking to do.

The top 2 draft pics for this season were veteran strikers Shani Kara and Abbas Hasham, with ZFC rookie Nayu Akbar coming in 3rd.

The squads can be found on “http://stats.zanzibarfc.com/” by clicking on the “Teams” link.

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ZFC Disciplinary Committee

15 Sep
With 120 players in the league this season, Zanibar FC has introduces a disciplinary committee to oversee any unruly incidents.

With 120 players in the league this season, Zanibar FC has introduces a disciplinary committee to oversee any unruly incidents.

Zanzibar FC has introduced a new 3-panel disciplinary committee to review player conduct at the Toronto City Sports Centre throughout the season.

The 3-panel board consists of Hisham Ali, Hassan Syed and Muhammad Kara.

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ZFC Expanded to 10 Teams

9 Sep
Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi celebrates Zanzibar FC's expansion to 10 teams.

Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi celebrates Zanzibar FC’s expansion to 10 teams.

Due to the overwhelming number applicants for the hotly anticipated 2013/2014 ZFC season, the league has been expanded to 10 teams.

The original 96 spots were filled up in a record breaking 2 hours and 44 minutes and the application forms kept on coming in.

With the expansion there will now be 120 players taking part in the new season and therefore the 10 team captains will have a lot of research to do before this weekend’s draft.

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Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 Registration

3 Sep
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Registration for Zanzibar FC starts at 8pm on Thursday, 5th September. Sign up early to avoid disappointment.

Registration for the Zanzibar FC 2013/2014 season starts at 8:00pm on Thursday, 5th September 2013.

The entry fee is $185 per player.

The entry fee includes 14 league games, play-offs and a jersey.

The season will start in October 2013 and will run through to April/May 2014.

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