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chronicle.co.zw 02 Aug, 2022 01:00 am

Brito: The tinkerman defends ‘weird’ tactics

Brito: The tinkerman defends ‘weird’ tactics
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The Portuguese coach has been in charge of six games, winning three – Black Rhinos 3-2, Manica Diamonds 3-0 and Bulawayo City 1-0, drawing 1-1 against Ngezi Platinum Stars and Tenax 0-0 while losing 2-1 to Whawha in the process.Save for the uninspiring display in the 1-0 victory against Bulawayo City and most recently against Tenax, all the other shows that Bosso exhibited were entertaining with the side displaying impressive passing football centred on playing the ball out from the back and making patient build-ups.The coach has often assigned midfielders Rahman Kutsanzira and Godfrey Makaruse at right wingback and left wingback, respectively.When Bosso are in attack, Silla drops more into the left-back role with Godfrey Makaruse probing forward.

Some of the youngsters in Highlanders’ senior team who are expected to feature prominently in the remaining matches include striker Mthabisi Mabobo Ncube (18), goalkeeper Raphael Pitisi who turns 20 in October, defender Andrew Mbeba (22) and midfield genius Divine Mhindirira (22).Defensive midfielder Darlington Mukuli (22), promoted into the senior team in March this year alongside Archiford Faira (21), both products of Bosso 90, have been given opportunities.

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