ZIFA appoints coaches for CAF African Schools Football Championship
The ZIFA Normalisation Committee has appointed Norman Taruvinga and Irene Mwanza as the head coaches of the Under-15 boys and girls’ teams for the upcoming CAF African Schools Football Championship.
The coaches will take charge of the schools’ national teams in the 10-team African zonal tournament from December 14 to 16.
Taruvinga, a teacher at Prince Edward High School, is a seasoned coach with extensive experience at the youth level. His appointment will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role.
The association said in a statement Mwanza, a teacher at Mosia Tunya High School, Victoria Falls, possesses a deep understanding of the game and a passion for nurturing young talent.
“The pair were the best candidates among applicants for the posts, and they are practising schoolteachers, a mandatory requirement for the positions,” said the ZIOFA statement.
ZIFA have also appointed Charles Rangwani (Tazviona Primary School, Chipinge), and Kundai Maromo (Rufaro High School, Masvingo) Safeguarding Officers for the boys and girls teams, respectively.
“Rangwani and Maromo will play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and protection of the young players from potential harm throughout the tournament. The association wishes all the appointed officials the best in their duties,” said ZIFA.