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Zimbabwe's Highlanders Names Egypt's Mohammed Fathy Its New Coach

Highlanders Football Club has named Mohammed Fathy of Egypt as coach, replacing Madinda Ndlovu, who left two weeks ago with the team out of the running for the 2009 title.

Fathy will be assisted by Philani Mabhena and Peter Nkomo, club officials said.

Highlanders Chairman Themba Ndlela told reporter Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye of VOA's Studio 7 for Zimbabwe that the new coach will help Highlanders, currently ranked sixth out of 16 Premier Soccer League teams, fight off relegation and rebuild for 2010.

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