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Benjani Set To Be Reappointed Warriors Assistant Coach

Benjani Set To Be Reappointed Warriors Assistant Coach

Former Warriors assistant coach Benjani Mwaruwari is reportedly set to be drafted into the national team set-up again ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Zimbabwe currently has no technical team to lead the Warriors after Norman Mapeza’s contract as interim coach expired at the end of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers last month.

Mwaruwari was appointed as an assistant coach to former Warriors gaffer Zdravko Logarusic in September in a bid to salvage Zimbabwe’s World Cup qualifying campaign.

He however lost his job after two games when the ZIFA board fired the entire Warriors technical team including co-assistants Tonderai Ndiraya and Lloyd Chitembwe.

The Herald reported a source as saying Mwaruwari will be returning as one of the assistant coaches to whoever is offered the job to take the Warriors to Cameroon. Said the source:

The issue of the coach is yet to be finalised. Of course, engagements have been going on and hopefully, by the end of this week, we should know which direction things are taking.

But what is likely to be certain is that Benjani Mwaruwari will be returning as one of the assistant coaches.

In fact, the idea was to give Mapeza a contract after the World Cup qualifiers and then allow him to choose his assistants.

This time he was supposed to have three assistants, including Benjani because there was a general feeling that he did not have enough time to make his contributions.

So, whoever is coming as a coach, even if the plans to re-engage Mapeza fail, should include Benjani in the set-up.

His experience is needed and his influence is critical, especially when going to such a tournament as the AFCON finals.

Mwaruwari (43), a former Warriors captain sat on the Warriors bench for two matches against South Africa and Ethiopia before the upheaval. He was on the job for just 18 days.

More: The Herald


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14 Comments

Didier Drogba 5 months ago

Kutamba bhora neku coacher zvinhu two zvakasiyana ! What coaching certificates does Benjani possess? Dayi imi veZIFA mapa maDeserving candidates maposts kwete kutitambisira Mari nekuisa vanhu vasina maQualifications neExperience pabasa ! According to me the best two candidates for the post are Calisto Pasuwa and of course Norman Mapeza ....zvaana Benji changova chizivano ,huwori , corruption plus kuda kusaiza veruzhinji .Pasi nechizivano!Plus nyaya yenyu yekungotiisira vanhu muSquad nekuti vari abroad muirege ! Please critically assess player performance,form and ability because vamwe kungoshaiwa mukana wekuva abroad but talent rakazara seCup yeRice rekupima ! Naiwawa mashoma ndinoti ngazviende mberi ....we would like to see maNames aana King Nadolo ,Ovidy Karuru ,Denver Mukamba etc pama provisional squads #GuqulaIzenzo


Fman 5 months ago

Changing the technical team doesn't bring up positive results but the administration is the one which needs to be melted from head to toe


Jambanja.com 5 months ago

@Fman: Icho ndochokwadi. These guys, ZIFA adminstration, are thieves. Changing the technical bench as a way to institutionally thief funds or get bribes from the would be candidate

Brian 5 months ago

Mapanzure gvt high school in mvg could not finish mathematics exam due lack of stationary.The was no graph papers and the pupils left the questions unanswered because of limited graph papers.Some of the students are talking of reporting to zimsec in Masvingo town.This is because the administration is corrupt and they eat exam fees and could not buy the stationary.Basure the siniour teacher and the gvt high school told the pupils that Zimsec was supposed to provide the stationary not the school which is incorrect.Mapakomhere high school nearby had enough graph papers for the exam about 4 graph papers each which is correct. Chauraya head of Mapanzure gvt high school is said to be tyrant and running currupt administration.Everyday he goes to town Masvingo using school resources but he could not buy the stationary for the poor pupils.Chiweshe the deputy head of Mapanzure high School is believed to the who was in charge of the paper 2 mathematics.I think Pindula news and the Anty corruption council of Zimbabwe should visit the school to investigate the issue because most of the stack holders and community are complaining of the currupt adminstration of Mapanzure high school. Head's office is in the school car and most of his teachers are subotaging the head.The ACCZ should visit the school and community to investigate this mathematics exams because the future of the students is in danger.Can you guys help to reach Pindula news so I could give the news in full


Ini zvangu 5 months ago

Brian wava kutiBHOWA. Stop it.

J C 5 months ago

Plus bhenji ramba vanokuitisa vanhu ivavo pedzezvo voti matadza basa ivo vari vanotanga nekutadza kwacho


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King Kong 5 months ago

Team ra Kamambo ratanga zviya zviya fut 😂😂😂


Gardiola 5 months ago

Everton won by 2-1


Nector 5 months ago

Who scored for Arsenal.

Daniel Chimsuri 5 months ago

Arsenal hayas😤😤

Nector Mudepu 5 months ago

Ko Arsenal ne Everton dzakatamba sei guys yesterday night?


Gaffer 5 months ago

Why do we have to continue rotating ma coaches nemaleaders. We need fresh people with new ideas.


Bright 5 months ago

Zim football akuna kwairi kuenda zvachose


Cedisani makotowe 5 months ago

Vanhu vaye vatanga



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