Saturday Jul 27, 2019. 12:00
Legendary Zimbabwean tactician Sunday Chidzambwa has resigned as the Warriors head coach.
This comes after the Warriors bowed out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage last month.
Chidzambwa extended his record as the most successful coach in COSAFA Cup history by winning his fourth title with Zimbabwe in 2018.
The Zimbabwean Football Association (ZIFA) released the following statement which revealed that Rahman Gumbo has been appointed caretaker coach:
“It is with a deep sense of shock that we have received the untimely resignation of Sunday Marimo Chidzambwa from the position of Head Coach of the Men A team, the Warriors, at a precarious time, when the nation and team needed his wise counsel.”
“Mr Chidzambwa notified the secretariat of his resignation this afternoon and ZIFA has accepted his decision.”
“ZIFA is grateful to Mr Chidzambga for diligently availing his services and wish him well in his upcoming endeavours and trust he remains available whenever we seek his wise counsel.”
“The Technical Development Committee will urgently review the matter in order to craft a long-term solution to the void left by Mhofu.”
“In the interim, Rahman Gumbo assisted by Lloyd Mtasa will lead the technical team for the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) assignment against Mauritius.”
“We call upon the football family to rally behind the interim technical team as we continue repositioning our game,” a statement read.