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Zimbabwe's Highlanders Football Club, Brought Low, Fires Coach Ndlovu

Highlanders Football Club of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, has fired coach Madinda Ndlovu over his failure to restore the once-competitive team's fortunes.

Ndlovu led the team to just 7 victories in 21 games, leaving it in 10th place in the 16-team Premier Soccer League and mathematically out of the running for the title.

He replaced Methembe Ndlovu, sacked after the last season when Highlanders finished in seventh place. Highlanders last won the PSL title in 2006.

Highlanders Chairman Themba Ndlela told reporter Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye that the club and Ndlovu parted ways amicably, adding a new coach will be named before season's end.

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