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New executive committee at Zisca

By Innocent Kurira

The Zimbabwe Soccer Coaches Association (Zisca) Bulawayo province has set up an interim executive committee tasked with restructuring the organisation from district and area zone level.

Former Highlanders coach Bongani Mafu
Former Highlanders coach Bongani Mafu

The committee comprises chairman Bongani Mafu, Philani Mabhena (vice-chairman), Morris Mukwiti (secretary) and Kudzayi Mhandire (treasurer). Khona Tshabangu and Joseph Nkomazana are committee members.

Mukwiti said: “Zisca Bulawayo province last functioned three years ago when Philani Ncube was chairman. At the end of his executive’s term in 2016, the association became dysfunctional.

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“What we are doing is restructuring from district and area zone level. We want to create a system where by every district has a chairman, secretary and treasurer. We want to bring back activities that we used to have such as coaching clinics and courses. The main agenda is to advance coaches and better their welfare.

“Some coaches sign contracts without proper guidance. The association must be there to ensure that coaches sign proper contracts. We have aspiring coaches that are coaching right now in the lower ranks, but without the required papers.

“As an association we want to make sure that such coaches get proper qualifications for the betterment of the game.

“Football is now a scientific and professional sport, we need our coaches to be in line with the latest coaching global trends.” The Chronicle