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Benjani Doesn't Have A "CAF A" Coaching Licence

Benjani Doesn't Have A

Newly-appointed Ngezi Platinum Stars head coach Benjani Mwaruwari doesn’t have a CAF A Coaching licence.

This means that he cannot sit on the coach’s bench during matches until the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA), allows him to use his UEFA A Licence in the local league.

It has emerged that Madamburo appointed Benjani as their new head coach without first applying for the waiver from ZIFA.

Acting ZIFA chief executive, Xolisani Gwesela, on Tuesday told Chronicle that his office had not received any application from Ngezi Platinum Stars. He said:

I am not commenting on any recent developments in certain clubs but what I can tell you is that we have not yet received any application for a waiver on any coach who intends to work as a head coach for a Premiership team.

Look, our rules and regulations in terms of club licensing requirements state that only coaches with a CAF A licence can be head coach for a club playing in the Premier Soccer League.

Exceptions are only given under special circumstances that is after an application is made by the club intending to appoint individuals who do not have the requisite qualification.

There are special cases in the league which have been addressed but at the moment no team has come forward with any application pertaining to that issue.

Ngezi Platinum Stars face Bulawayo Chiefs at Luveve on Sunday and Benjani might miss the match if the issue is not dealt with in time for the game.

Rules are rules

Ndebele asserted that the rules are clear no coach without a CAF A Licence can sit on the bench leading a premiership club. He said:

The rules are clear and are there for everyone to see. Club Licensing is a serious matter and as a country, we all agreed that no coach without a CAF A Licence is allowed to sit on the bench leading a top-flight team.

But maybe the good thing is those clubs affected may apply for a waiver and depending on their situation, they can always be allowed to do so.

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6 Comments

corrector 3 months ago

Pindula zvimwe zvachi zvamunonyora try yo verify

So far 2 anomalities detected

How can Benjy ciarch such a bug team without a certicate BENJY hilds a UEFA certuficate not kaCAF aka who is mire qualified btwn a Hold of UEFA & a hilder of CAF???

last week you said Oassion Java booted out of AAG the truthful is Passion Java is th VP in AAG which is lead by Scott Sakuowanya


pvc 3 months ago

thats nonsense he is qualified to train those CAF whatever trainers


Mawebha 3 months ago

Benji ngaagadzirise mapapers ake tione nhabvu
Sent


Cool 3 months ago

After studying a degree can u b asked to go for a certificate or diploma of the same course.


Baba Gumede 3 months ago

This is a very **** rule and I have not seen the benefits, why not say that the Caf C license is the minimum requirement for coaches in psl and then coaches with B or A license will have an added advantage when applying for jobs to coach in psl. zifa right now does not have a nationwide program in place to have coaching courses but they enforce **** rules, thank you SRC for stepping in and suspending those **** people at zifa


Live 3 months ago

Eroy Akbay issue it has no reverse from Caf , Ngezi Platinum must make sure Benji obtain Caf A c/licence because if he wins to compete in Caf championship it ll be disaster for the madamburos



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