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Justin Sammons Named Zimbabwe Head Coach

Justin Sammons Named Zimbabwe Head Coach
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Wednesday, June 19 became a historic day whilst Justin Sammons turned into appointed as the top coach of Zimbabwe’s senior cricket team with the aid of Zimbabwe Cricket during a board meeting.

This new appointment follows more than 1/2 a yr because Dave Houghton resigned as the Zimbabwean head coach after Zimbabwe did not make it into the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. Dion Ebrahim, who is an ex-Zimbabwe international cricketer, will be Sammons’ assistant.

The Head coach of the Zimbabwe Men’s team said: “We are delighted to confirm Justin as Head Coach of the Zimbabwe Senior Men’s National Team,” said ZC chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani. “He brings a wealth of coaching experience and a reputation of identifying, nurturing and developing some of the best young talent in South Africa. His hard-working and passionate approach as well as sense of values on and off the pitch make him the ideal person to take us forward.”

The crew become additionally led on brief basis by way of Walter Chawaguta during their January excursion of Sri Lanka after Houghton’s departure before Stuart Matsikenyeri took charge of them for their May visit to Bangladesh. Being involved in South Africa’s high performance program and with numerous domestic teams gives Sammons lots of enjoy to bring into the location.

Sammons said: “It is an absolute privilege to be appointed as the Zimbabwe Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach. I look forward to the road ahead and I am excited to start working with this talented group of players.”

Moreover, he acted as South African national cricket crew batting consultant between 2021 and 2023. In recent times of past due Ebrahim has began training profession in New Zealand and associated himself with black caps.

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