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Dynamos Supporters Want Coach Pasuwa to Resign

Dynamos Football Club players celebrating after winning the Mbada Diamonds Cup last year. (File Photo/Courtesy Image)
Dynamos coach Kalisto Pasuwa is in trouble. Supporters want him to quit following his team’s recent poor performances.

The team’s horde of followers are not happy with Kalisto Pasuwa’s performance and have asked the team’s leadership to sack the coach following an indifferent period that has seen the team bow out of the lucrative Mbada Diamonds Cup and a lackluster performance in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League.

In three successive Castle Lager Premier Soccer League matches, Dembare, as they are popularly known, have managed only one point from a possible nine points and the team’s fans are not amused.

One of them is Sarah Murungweni who says Pasuwa must go.

Dynamos have also lost their premiership leadership to Highlanders, who now have 44 points while Dynamos have 42 points, from 24 matches.

Dynamos fans say if swift action is not taken against Pasuwa, the league title might go to other teams.

Michael Chindowa, popularly known as Chuchu by the legion of Dynamos fans, is one of those who thinks the league title is this year going to Bulawayo giants, Bosso, or another team.

What has made the situation even worse at Dembare is that while the popular Harare team is going through a difficult period, their bitter rivals, Highlanders and Caps United, are winning their matches.

On top of being at the apex of the Premiership, Bosso are also in the semi-finals of the Mbada Diamonds Cup, together with Caps United who have also closed the gap between them and Dynamos to only three points.

Despite the fans’ call, Dynamos club chairman Kenny Mubaiwa says Pasuwa is there to stay. The club supremo says this is not the right time to bring in a new coach as there are only six games left before the season comes to an end.

Mubaiwa says they will wait until the end of the season to review the coach’s performance and see if he has to go or remain in the hot seat.

On the other hand, Pasuwa has defended himself saying he is not to blame. The coach says he is also shocked by his players’ lack of confidence.

Dynamos fans threw missiles onto the pitch following their team’s 1-0 loss to How Mine in the Mbada Diamonds Cup in protest against Pasuwa and the situation could get worse should they lose this weekend’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League game against struggling Tripple B at Rufaro Stadium.