Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has urged the Zimbabwe Football Association to keep the current technical set-up despite calls to appoint a new one.
The national side suffered an early exit at the 2019 Afcon, putting the future of Chidzambwa and his assistants under spotlight.
Speaking after the team’s arrival from Egypt on Wednesday, the gaffer stressed out the need for continuity in deciding the fate of the national team coaches.
“I think it’s up to the authorities (at Zifa),” Chidzambwa told The Herald. “I wouldn’t say they must do this or that, that’s not my area but in football I think you need continuity.
“In my case, I went to the Afcon finals first in 2004 and I only went back in 2019. You can’t play football like this, you won’t achieve. Then the next Afcon there will be someone again and the next someone again. Football shouldn’t be run like that.”
The Warriors made a promising start at the tournament, putting some competitive performances against Egypt and Uganda.
Things fell apart in their final Group A match versus DRC, losing 4-0 when they wanted a win of any margin to book a place in the knockout stages.
The result also set a bad record as it became Zimbabwe’s worst defeat at an Afcon tournament.