FORMER Premier Soccer League champions, FC Platinum have appointed a new leadership following the resignation of the club president and chairman with immediate effect.
FC Platinum finished the 2023 season empty-handed, ending a run of four seasons with the league title under coach Norman Mapeza.
The club’s life president, George Mawere announced Tuesday that president Fabian Mashingaidze and chairman Smartfin Techu have stepped down.
Mashingaidze will however, continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors for FC Platinum Holdings Company, the club’s sponsoring business unit.
Their replacements were immediately announced.
Blessing Garamunhango comes in as the new club president while Dumisani Sisale becomes the new chairman.
In a statement, Mawere said:
“FC Platinum, the renowned football club, has announced changes in its leadership. Dr. Fabian
Mashingaidze and Mr. Smartfin Techu have stepped down from their positions as President and
Chairman, respectively, with immediate effect.
“Dr. Mashingaidze will be succeeded by Dr. Blessing Garamumhango, while Mr. Techu will be replaced by Mr. Duminsani Sisale. Notably, Dr. Mashingaidze will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the sponsoring business unit, FC Platinum Holdings Company.
“The club’s Life President, Mr. George Mawere, the Council of Elders, and the entire FC Platinum team extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Mashingaidze and Mr. Techu for their exceptional leadership and dedication to the club.
“Their invaluable contributions have propelled FC Platinum to greater heights, and their legacy will be remembered for years to come.
“The club wishes Dr. Mashingaidze and Mr. Techu all the best in their future endeavours and looks forward to their continued support.
“Moreover, FC Platinum extends a warm welcome to Dr. Blessing Garamumhango and Mr. Duminsani Sisale as they take on their new roles. The club expresses its confidence in their abilities and looks forward to their contributions to the team’s success.”