Zebras coach sees positives despite loss

Ball watching: Mosha Gaolaolwe (right) tries to sherpherd the ball away from Mozambican opponent during yesterday’s encounter PIC: BFA
Ball watching: Mosha Gaolaolwe (right) tries to sherpherd the ball away from Mozambican opponent during yesterday’s encounter PIC: BFA

FRANCISTOWN: Newly appointed Zebras coach, Didier Gomes Da Rosa said yesterday’s clash against Mozambique was a perfect opportunity to gauge the strength and ability of his players.

The coach reiterated that there are many positives despite his team suffering a 3-2 loss to Mozambique in a 2026 World Cup qualifying opener at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium. It was Da Rosa’s first assignment as Zebras coach after he replaced Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote who was sacked three weeks ago for poor results.

The match against the Mambas offered a glimpse of what to expect from da Rosa whose mandate is to take the team to the 2026 World Cup. The Zebras have never qualified for the World Cup before. “I saw many positives in today’s match. The team created many opportunities.

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