Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Malitoli to coach Division one Livingstone Pirates F.C

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Former Zambia National Soccer team midfielder Kenneth ‘Bubble’ Malitoli is new coach for Livingstone Pirates football club.

Malitoli, who inspired the Chipolopolo boys to the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Tunisia, was unveiled as Pirates Coach at Maramba Stadium yesterday.

Malitoli’s coaching job comes after about five months coach vacancy on the Pirates technical bench.Malitoli becomes the most high profile coach that the division one south side has had in decades.

The honor- starved Pirates is still in search of its first taste of Super Division football with their only major highlight coming in 2005 when they reached the Mosi Cup semifinals under then coach Richard Kasune.

Kenneth Malitoli coached Kalulushi Modern Stars last year, before joining the Livingstone City Council sponsored Pirates.

Meanwhile Malitoli was this afternoon expected to watch the training match between Livingstone Pirates and a Livingstone select side from which he was expected to assemble a stronger Pirates Side.

Though terms of his contract are still not clear but the former NKana Coach says he is ready to take the Southern Province based team to higher heights.

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  1. Bubble is one of the few of a dying breed. These are the selfless chaps we need to develop our soccer not greedy bastardos like the infamous great galu

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