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Lwandamina reveals reason behind his Red Arrows sacking

Zesco United coach George Lwandamina has revealed why he was fired at Zambia Airforce sponsored side Red Arrows.

Lwandimina was the shown the exit door back in 2014 after leading the team to a top six finish and the Barclays Cup title in 2013.

The Zesco United boss revealed that he was fired because of refusing to play the charity shield because the players had not done Pre-season.

“I was fired from Red Arrows for refusing to play the charity shield because the team had not done pre-season. I told the soldiers No, The team will not play. I was fired and I moved on because there are no short cuts in football. Even here I will follow what’s laid down even if the team does well or badly if they feel am not capable of being here they will show me the exit door and I will go but I will stick to what’s laid down for us as coaches, “he said.

Lwandamina guided the Zambia Super League defending champions to the next round of the CAF Champions League following a three nil win at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Tuesday.

The former Zambia National Team defender however said it was too early to start making projections of how far the team will reach and comparing last season and this season.

“It’s too soon to start talking about how far we will go, Like I said we are still doing basic endurance maybe next week or the other week that’s when we will start specific endurance,” he said.

“It’s still too soon to start comparing the last season and this season .Mind you the pre-season itself has six weeks and the team has not done four weeks it’s just half way, ” he added.

Zesco United will now face DR Congo giants TP Mazembe for a place in the group stages.

 

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