Township Rollers announce 2017/18 technical team

Township Rollers announce 2017/18 technical team
Lawrence Majawa of Township Rollers leading a celebration during beMobile sponsored Botswana premier league match between Township Rollers and Extension Gunners at the Lobatse stadium on 19 March 2016. MONIRUL BHUIYAN/Backpage pix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Jul 13, 2017. 18:00

Serbian tactician Nikola Kavazovic has been appointed new Township Rownship head coach.

The 41-year-old tactician has coached in his home country, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives as well as Laos.

In August 2012, the new Rollers mentor was the youngest national team coach in the world when he was in charge of Tajikistan.

Kavazovic will be assisted by Mogomotsi Mpote, who guided Popa Popa to the 2016/17 Botswana Premier League (BPL) title.

Rollers announced their new techincal team on their official Facebook page:

Introducing - Our Technical Team for the 2017|2018 Footballing Season.
1. Headcoach : Nikola Kavazovic (from Belgrade, Serbia)
2. Assistant Coach : Mogomotsi "Teenage" Mpote
3. Technical Assistant and Head of Youth Development: Dragojlo Stanojlovic (from Koceljeva, Serbia)
4. Goalkeeper Coach : Thabo "Mahala" Motang
5. Youth Coach : Leutlwetse "Luu Tshireletso"
6. Physical Fitness Trainer : Tshephang Chyna Mokaila
7. Team Medic : Patrick Rachaba
8. Team Doctor : Dr. Thusang Gure
9. Kit Manager : Tshepo Lentswenyane
10. Team Manager : Motshegetsi Mafa

Rollers will take on South African side Kaizer Chiefs in the Maize Cup semi-finals, and the winner will face Free State Stars or Platinum Stars in the final.

All games will take place at the James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney, South Africa on Saturday, 15 July 2017.

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