Blessing Malinganiza, Sports Reporter
WARRIORS have thanked former coach Sunday ‘Mhofu’ Chidzambwa after he announced his retirement from football on Wednesday.
Mhofu took Zimbabwe to their first ever AFCON finals in 2004 and their third dance at the continental football showdown at the 2019 Egypt finals.
Mhofu is also remembered for his successful stint with Dynamos – reaching the CAF Champions League final in 1998.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to show and expose myself.
Thank you for all the wonderful memories in winning cups and playing among the best in the world. Enjoy retirement Boss Mhofu.
Mhofu was like a father to me and he scarified his time to work on me as a player and what l needed to improve. He gave me a chance in the national team and l want to thank him for believing in me and what l could do for the country. He is someone who gave his heart to football and his services will be greatly missed. I want to wish him a happy retirement.
We had a great time with you Mhofu, enjoy your retirement. My Coach, My Teacher, My Father Enjoy your retirement. Farewell Mhofu.
We learned a lot under him, he was the one who gave me an opportunity with the national team. To be here he was the one who gave me a chance to showcase my talent that’s why l was signed here. I want to wish him the best and to enjoy his retirement. I want to thank him for what he had done in my career.
Thank you Mhofu and will forever cherish our moments with you. Thank you for having a great impact in my career, you’re like a father to us and you wanted us to be better.
I want to say farewell to him and l want to thank him for all his contributions to my career. He has worked extensively in footballing circles including coaching Dynamos and made a historic qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations. He also coached in the South African Premier League. He was the first coach to take the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team to the AFCON finals held in Tunisia in 2004. He also coached in South Africa at Black Leopards and Free State Stars.