Erol the banker

Fungai Muderere
You are fired!

These are dreaded words that many football coaches will hear if their string of results are bad. However, some have plan B just in case they get shown the exit door.

For Highlanders coach Erol Akbay (49) if all things football fail, he will go back to banking. Yes, he is a banker by profession a�� dealing with money is not a biggie for him.

a�?I like football so much and I have various coaching badges that I attained in Europe. However, I am also a banker by profession. I like things to do with money, money, moneya�� ,a�?said the Bosso coach.

Here is a man who can reconsider tracing his footsteps. Nation Dube, suspended by his club Hwange FC after the Warriors suspended him when he was linked to match fixing, is a trained plate welder. He joined Hwange Colliery as a plate welder and soccer player.

CAPS United coach Taurai Mangwiro is also a man with a plan. He is a qualified teacher. Another Warriors assistant coach and Border Strikers mentor a�� Saul Chaminuka, Mighty Warriors boss Shadreck Mlauzi and Jostein Mambo-Mathuthu are also trained teachers.

Mlauzi is a physichal education teacher at Bulawayoa��s Sikhulile High School.

Former Highlanders head coach Bongani Mafu, now with Tsholotsho FC joins the list of football coaches whose teaching kills once lit up academic institutions having taught French at Christian Brothers College and the United Kingdom.

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