Will the Zebras dance to Adel's music?

Amouche has landed the Zebras job PIC: Phatsimo Kapeng
Amouche has landed the Zebras job PIC: Phatsimo Kapeng

New Zebras coach, Adel Amrouche constantly flashed a wide smile during his maiden press conference at Lekidi Centre when he was introduced to the media this week. But the longevity of his smile will be severely tested as he begins a daunting task, writes MQONDISI DUBE

Amrouche, a soft-spoken character, but with an evident steely urge to succeed, would have to put in an extra shift to push the Zebras back to the pre-2012 levels.

The 51-year-old Belgian of Algerian descent, was confirmed as the new Zebras coach this week, as the Botswana Football Association (BFA) looks to breathe new life into a team that has constantly flattered to deceive. His key word was “passion” during a media conference in which little was said, and therefore, little taken away.

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