Ex-Chiefs striker in line for Baroka coaching job – report

Wedson Nyirenda, coach of Zambia (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Wedson Nyirenda, coach of Zambia (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker and current Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is said to have emerged as favourite for the vacant Baroka FC coaching job.

According to SowetanLIVE, Nyirenda is set to assume the coaching reins from next season after the conclusion of contractual negotiations.

“We are working very hard with the chairman [Khurishi Mphahlele] behind the scenes to ensure that we have an experienced coach before the start of pre-season‚” Baroka CEO Morgan Mammila is quoted as saying.

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“An announcement will be made soon and we are pleading with our fans to give us time as we finalise things in this regard.

“The man we are talking to has won the league championship on the continent‚ he has coached in the Caf Champions League and at national team level.

“We are looking at someone with experience because next season we want to be competitive‚” added Mammila.

Mammila also revealed that they are also working on player movements at the club.

“Obviously we have to boost the team for next season and we have an idea of which areas need to be improved.

“There are players who will be leaving the club and those who will be coming in‚ but we will make announcements at a later stage‚” he said.

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