Mangwiro returns to CAPS United

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CAPS United coach Taurai Mangwiro returned to the Green Machine on Tuesday and is expected to resume training with the club after he had quit the club over the weekend.
The coach quit United after the Harare side suffered a 3-1 mauling by Shabanie Mine at Maglas Stadium in Zvishavane over the weekend. He alleged some among the club’s hierarchy wanted him out.
But on Tuesday, Mangwiro met club president Twine Phiri and chief executive officer Joe Makuvire at Arcadia Sports Club where the club train and eventually addressed the players to announce his return.
Caps travel to Gweru on Saturday for a date with Chicken Inn in the Mbada Diamonds Cup quarterfinals already guaranteed of US$30,000 for reaching the last eight, which should go a long way in covering some of the debts to the players.
Comments after the loss to Shabanie Mine, Mangwiro said: “I think I have done the best for the club and it is time for me to move on. Let them bring in someone they feel is the right person for the job. I did my bit and for me it ends here.
“There are a lot of squabbles at the club which I feel affected my work and I was the biggest loser at the end of the day. I don’t see the team winning if I stay and it is in the best interest of team that I leave.
“It’s not a secret that there is a lot happening behind the scenes. There is a lot of sabotage and if people want you out they will make sure you go.
“I was virtually running the club with no support from the executive and that made my work difficult. My players will understand that if I stay it will be bad for the club.”Advertisement