Da Rosa's French revolution lifts Zebras

Promising start: Da Rosa's charges impressed against Guinea PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Promising start: Da Rosa's charges impressed against Guinea PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

It is only 180 minutes into coach, Didier Gomes Da Rosa’s Zebras reign, but that sense of belief is slowly rolling back. Not everyone has been bowled over yet, but the early Zebras' glimpses have dared a nation to buckle up and enjoy a French revolution, argues Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE

The French Revolution was a period of major social upheaval that began in 1787 and ended in 1799 and sought to redefine the nature of political power. It was a revolution that saw the rise of the peasants against the feudal system, shaking France to the core.

Thousands of miles away and centuries later, a Frenchman is determined to drive a seismic shift in the Zebras' fortunes akin to the French Revolution. Didier Gomes Da Rosa, unknown to many local football fans not long ago, has made an impressive start as Zebras coach.


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