Chinyemba to remain in First Division

Staying put: Chinyemba will not be in the Premier League next season
Staying put: Chinyemba will not be in the Premier League next season

Despite helping Matebele FC win promotion to the elite league in the just-ended Debswana First Division South League, Zimbabwean-born Elias Chinyemba will remain in the lower division.

Chinyemba is not qualified to coach in the Premier League and he has said he will look for another project in the lower divisions. "Botswana football authorities say that foreign coaches must have a CAF A license to coach in the Premier League but I have a CAF B. So I am out," Chinyemba told Mmegi Sport on Wednesday.

He made it clear that his goal is to upgrade his qualifications and coach in the Premier League. He, however, said that he is not in a hurry to coach at the highest level in the country. "The First Division is a good league.

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