Mutasa remains modest

HARARE - Despite guiding the Glamour Boys to five consecutive wins which has thrust them back into the top four, Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa prefers to keep a low profile.

Not so long ago, Mutasa appeared to be out of his depth after he had inherited a squad low on confidence following the brief but turbulent tenure under Portuguese coach Paulo Jorge Silva.

At that point, DeMbare were languishing in the bottom half of the log as they failed to put in a decent run of good results.

However, it seems like Mutasa has finally discovered the winning formula as the Glamour Boys are now just four points behind log leaders FC Platinum as the Castle Lager Premiership season hurtles towards the halfway mark.

At the weekend, goals from defender Godknows Murwira and forward Kudzanayi Nyakasaka powered the Glamour Boys to a 2-0 win over Border Strikers.

Some fickle DeMbare fans are already dreaming of returning the title they lost to Chicken Inn last season if they continue with their impressive performances.

Despite all these expectations created by the good run, Mutasa is not envisaging his side launching a title challenge.

“I’m still sticking with what I have said before. The destiny of the league is not in our hands,” Mutasa said.

“We just want to play and keep picking up maximum points. We are not thinking of the championship. We don’t want to put ourselves under unnecessary pressure.”

Mutasa said he knew it was a matter of time before his team would hit the right chords following earlier struggles that saw DeMbare stuck in the bottom half.

“We were very much optimistic that we will break the dark. We were just lokking for the first goal.  In football you allays learn new things with each game. We hope to better with each passing week,” Mutasa said.

The Glamour Boys are up against How Mine on Thursday in Bulawayo and Mutasa is not taking anything for granted.

“It will be another difficult match. You know there are no small teams anymore in the league,” Mutasa said.

“We are looking forward to a good game and we should start preparing now. We wouldn’t to dwell much on their form. They remain a dangerous side and we should be very careful in our approach.”

Comments (1)

at dembare it must not be forgotten that a journey of a tousand miles kicks off with one step,the premiership journey takes 30 steps but being of right footing i 5 consecutive steps doesn't mean reaching the finishing line first,horses need to be held and each step managed as it comes............proudly dembare i am alfred the dembare analytic fan

alfred shayanewako - 12 July 2016

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