Masomere selects Olympic squad

Masomere selects Olympic squad
JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe Under-23 Coach, Luke “Vahombe” Masomere is set to announce his 18-member squad for the 2008 Olympic Games scheduled for China, CAJ News established.

Masomere told CAJ News this week that he assessed quit

e a number of genuine under-23 players so that he prepares them ahead of the 2008 games.

“I will be announcing my squad shortly this week. I have a list of the young players whom I feel would represent the country quite well. I am not going to accept a situation where over-aged players are co-opted into my squad. I need to qualify for the games with the right players,” said Masomere.

The Masvingo United head coach said he was happy with the support he was getting from the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and promised to do his level best to uplift the nation’s standard of football at the forthcoming Olympic Games in China.

“I have travelled around the country to identify talent, and I am pleased to say the right youngsters have been found,” he said.

Masomere, is rated as one of the best coaches in Zimbabwe after taking AmaZulu Football Club to their first ever premiership title in 2003, guiding Dynamos to three cup titles and Masdvingo United to four trophies respectively, a record the national team coach, Charles Mhlauri is yet to achieve. – CAJ News

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