Shingi Matibiri, Sports Reporter
GABORONE – Former Warriors and Highlanders coach Rahman Gumbo has been sacked as coach of Botswana Premier League club Sua Flamingoes due to poor results.
Bafana Ba Letswai had a bad start to the season and Gumbo managed only one win in six matches leading to his sacking.
“Sua Flamingoes FC informs its valued supporters, stakeholders, the media and the entire football fraternity that it has amicably parted ways with its Head Coach Mr Rahman Allen Gumbo with immediate effect,” said the the club in a statement.
“The team takes this opportunity to thank Coach Gumbo who immensely contributed to the growth of the team, leading them to a top eight finish in our maiden season in the elite league,” reads the statement.
The club is fresh from a 3-2 away defeat to Eleven Angels in a league match played on Sunday.
Serbian Nikola Kavazovic who is expected in Botswana today, is set to replace Gumbo.
Sua Flamingoes is home to four Zimbabwean players, Mcebisi Moyo, Dominic Chungwa, Cleopas Dube and Tendayi Nyumasi.
The struggling BPL side is currently 15th on the log standings with three points from as many games with a point advantage over anchors Holy Ghost.
The two sides square off next Monday.