Game-Changing Move: Dynamos FC Unveils ‘Kaka’ and ‘Mablanyo’ as New Coaching Duo, Bid Farewell to ‘Jompano’ Maruwa
Dynamos Football Club, has made a significant change in its coaching staff, ‘Kaka’ and ‘Mablanyo joins in to replace Herbert ‘Jompano’ Maruwa. Genesis ‘Kaka’ Managombe has been appointed as the interim head coach and Lloyd ‘Mablanyo’ Chigove as an assistant coach. This decision comes after Maruwa’s performance fell short of expectations, leading to his departure from the club. Mablanyo, who previously led the team, will lend his expertise and experience to the coaching staff.
Maruwa’s Underwhelming Performance Ends His Tenure
Maruwa, who had signed a performance-based one-year contract, was unable to meet the club’s expectations. After 18 games, which included seven wins, eight draws, and three defeats, Dynamos found themselves trailing the unbeaten leaders, Highlanders, by nine points. Unfortunately for Maruwa, his coaching tenure was abruptly cut short after just one match.
Goalless Draw Against Hwange Proves Decisive
According to reports from 263Chat, Maruwa’s fate was sealed after the team’s goalless draw against Hwange on Sunday. This lackluster performance proved to be the final straw for the club, leading to the decision to part ways with Maruwa.
Dynamos’ Current League Position
As it stands, Dynamos currently holds the fourth position in the league standings after 18 games. The team has recorded seven wins, eight draws, and three losses in their campaign so far.
Maruwa’s Qualifications and Coaching Career
Maruwa, aka ‘Jompano,’ got a CAF A License in 2014 while coaching Dynamos juniors. He mentored players like Partson Jaure, Blessing Moyo, King Nadolo, and Brian Chinhoyi.
However, Maruwa faced ups and downs in his coaching career. In July 2022, he was dismissed by Black Rhinos for alleged misconduct during matches, tarnishing the club’s image. Reports suggest he practiced ‘juju’ despite advice against it. He got replaced by Black Rhinos legend Stanford Mtizwa, known as ‘Stix.’
Maruwa also coached Mbabane Highlanders in Swaziland but mutually parted ways. Subsequently, he joined Black Rhinos as Mtizwa’s replacement.