Magaya unhappy with Mapeza , threatens to stop sponsoring Warriors

In pic: ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa and Warriors attend Magaya’s church service 

Prophet Walter Magaya has threatened to pull out of helping the Zimbabwe national team after a fall out with Warriors head coach Norman Mapeza.

Magaya provided the Warriors with accommodation and training facilities at his Yadah hotel ahead of the game against Liberia. Magaya also promised to reward the players with $1 000 each for the victory.

Mapeza refused to attend Magaya’s service at PHD Ministries yesterday evening after the Warriors beat Liberia 3-0 and insisted he needed to travel back to Zvishavane.

Speaking to Star FM this afternoon Magaya said, “If hosting the national team causes a problem whereby even the head coach is not happy I then may be unable to continue.

“Not because I cannot afford it but because I do not want to cause any commotion or any problems it must be a choice for someone to be part of us and my aim is never to cause havoc but to cause peace and love.

“I respect the head coach of the national team and I salute him for the win. “I give it all to him and he has done very well.

“But for the record we are a family and we think the family did good by coming to the church ,but the  failure to come to the church by the head of church and what I heard he said at the gate shows that maybe I have done a mistake and I would not want to continue to do a mistake.

“So for next time until I speak to the president of ZIFA and the team manager my decision is I don’t want to disturb them again or their peace, “ concluded Magaya.

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