Former Zimbabwe dream team defender Norman Mapeza is  new Warriors football coach.

The FC  Platnum manager will be in charge on a temporary bases for the Zimbabwe-Zambia friendly match at the National Sports Stadium this  Sunday.

Zifa Communications manager Xolisani Gwesela confirmed the appointment of the unassuming FC Platinum gaffer.

“Norman Mapeza has been appointed interim coach for the Warriors. He  He will take charge of the match against Zambia on Sunday and will choose his own assistants,” said Gwesela.

 Both teams will be using the match as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers in June.


Zimbabwe were drawn in Group G, together with DRC, Congo Brazzaville and Liberia.