Harare City FC has appointed Mark Mathe as the substantive coach following the departure of Mark Harrison.
Mathe has been Harrison’s assistant since the start of the 2018 season.
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With reports that Harrison had quit, Mathe took charge of the Sunshine Boys’ Premier League encounter with TelOne on Sunday where his charges battled to a 1-1 draw.
Harare City chief executive Tafadzwa Bhasera on Wednesday confirmed that Harrison had indeed left the club but did not elucidate on why the Briton quit. She simply said:
Our head coach, Mark Harrison, has left his post. He has his own reasons and we had to respect that.
We would like to thank him for the work he did for the team in the past one-and-a-half years he has been in charge.
We wish him all the best in his future endeavours.
Harrison was said to be unhappy due to a number of reasons, among them being poor match officiating by local referees.
His final match in charge was a 2-1 loss to Herentials where he vented his frustrations, revealing that he was considering walking away from the club.
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