——-The newly refurbished Matero stadium has been official opened to the general public.
The new renovated stadium boost of a VIP lounge, a gymnasium, a sick-bay, an improved VIP stand, Referees’ waiting room and changing rooms for players.
Before the stadium was opened, prayers were held as the stadium in dedication to the hands of God.
ZANIS sports that the occasion was graced by Matero PF area Member of Parliament Miles Sampa.
Speaking during the launch of the stadium, Mr Sampa explained that the Stadium has been leased to the people of Matero for ten years by the council.
He said the dilapidated state of the stadium prompted him to mobilize the residents of Matero in a bid to rescue the stadium from further vandalism.
Mr Sampa recalled that the stadium was being used by the youth for drugs and sexual activities.
However, the area Member of Parliament expressed optimism that the face lift down to the stadium will help to woo youths to engage in various sporting disciplines such as boxing and football.
He said the PF government has the youths at heart hence its efforts in revamping recreation facilities country wide.
Mr Sampa noted that will government is working at moderates of creating jobs for the youths government wants the youths to engage sporting event instead of evil vices.
And speaking at the same event, area councilor Lee Mukupa thanked Mr Sampa for fulfilling the campaign promise he pledged during campaigns of renovating the stadium.