Crisis-hit TAFIC sack coach

Seeing red: TAFIC is having a bad season PIC: TAFIC
Seeing red: TAFIC is having a bad season PIC: TAFIC

FRANCISTOWN: Crisis-hit Debswana First Division North League side, TAFIC face a testing time following the sacking of head coach, Bakanuki Murphy Maseko last Saturday.

Although the message posted on the club’s official Facebook page did not reveal reasons why Maseko resigned from the hot seat, insiders said the coach was sacked instead. Other insiders claim there is more than meets the eye regarding the coach’s abrupt sacking shortly after he was appointed to lead the club after the departure of former Zimbabwean head coach, Saul Chaminuka. Following the sacking of Maseko, TAFIC appointed Andrew Taolo as head coach and he will be assisted by former Zebras defender and club veteran, Lovemore Mokgweetsi. The club has also appointed Wrist Mmusi as goalkeeper coach while Molatlhegi Sebua will continue as a physical trainer.

The quartet faces a tall order as the team sits second from the bottom of the league with nine points from 11 games, 18 points behind log leaders Nico United. In its history, TAFIC has always bounced to the top tier league after spending only one season in the First Division but this time things look different. “The welfare of players has been neglected for far too long.

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