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Zimbabwean soccer coach fired in Botswana

Zimbabwean coach Taurai Mangwiro has been relieved from his duties as head coach of Botswana side Orapa United after a poor start to the 2023/2024 Batswana Premier League season.

This came after the team’s 1-0 loss at home to Nico United on Friday. Orapa United have only won three of the 12 league matches this season and are two points away from the drop zone.

The team announced the coach’s departure through their social media platforms.

The Zimbabwean gaffer led the team to a third-place finish last season and the Orange FA Cup final which they lost.

In other news – Former Dynamos player and coach David George dies

Legendary former Dynamos player and coach David “Broom Boy” George (71) has died according to reports reaching Nehanda Radio. George, who played for the Harare giants in the 1970’s, died at his home in Glen Norah, Harare on Saturday

He also worked as a coach for the now defunct Motor Action partnering coach Joey Antipas as they won the Premiership title in 2010. Veteran coach Sunday Chidzambwa, who played alongside George before reuniting as club coaches, bemoaned the loss of his classy teammate. Read More

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