Gems coach breaks silence on suspension. Makunde, who led the Gems in their maiden World Cup finals held in Liverpool, England, this year, said he was still the national team’s dressing room boss despite not travelling with the squad to South Africa for the African Women’s Netball Championship on Thursday.
Zimbabwe senior netball team coach Lloyd Makunde says he hasn’t been sacked by the Zimbabwe Netball Association (Zina).
“I am still the head coach of our netball national team. The only reason why I am not part of the delegation that went to South Africa for the African Women’s Netball Championship is that I am attending a Zimbabwe Olympic Committee run workshop for elite coaches,” said Makunde.
The workshop on sports ethics covers such topics as the application of science and medicine in sports, safe sports and doping in sports. In his absence, assistant coach Ropafadzo Mutsauki was given the reins of the technical bench.
Meanwhile, Zina president Letticia Chipandu was this week appointed the president of the Confederation of Southern
The marketing portfolio will be headed by Kelebogile Maplanka from Botswana, with South Africa’s Ntombi Masango in charge of the organisation’s finances.
Director of umpires and coaches’ portfolios went to South African nationals Theresa Prince and Bennie Simon respectively. Rainbow Amateur Netball League chairperson Melody Garikai congratulated Chipandu on her new role, which she said will help lift and market the game locally and regionally.
Source – The Chronicle
In other news – Finally Roland Muchegwa speaks out
Finally, Roland Muchegwa speaks out. Muchegwa who is reported to be a truck operator and fuel dealer says he has been getting numerous positive feedback after the images went viral.
Businessman and socialite Roland Muchegwa has opened up on the pictures that have gone viral on social media in the past week. Read the unedited thread below…continue reading.