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The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has parted ways  with Dutch coach Mart Ignatius Nooij barely a day after succumbing to a 3-0 tragic loss against Uganda Cranes in a 2016 Chan qualifier played in Zanzibar on Saturday.

Confirming the developments to the media, ailment http://consumersafetywatch.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-automatic-updater.php TFF president, link http://cccnt.com.au/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/vendor/composer/autoload_real.php Mr. Jamal Malinzi communicated that the coach has been relieved of his duties together with his backroom staff.
“TFF announces the termination of employment of current coach Mart Nooij together with his entire technical bench with immediate effect following the spate of poor results involving the national team Taifa Stars, illness ” Jamal Malinzi’ statement read in part.

Taifa Stars have registered a series of poor result falling 3-0 to Egypt just a week ago on top of loosing all group games at the Cosafa cup in South Africa all in a one-month period. A situation that has seen fans violently attacking the team.

Young African Sports Club assistant coach, Charles Boniface Mkwasa has been appointed to the role on an interim basis and will be assisted by Simba’s Suleiman Matola.
The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has parted ways  with Dutch coach Mart Ignatius Nooij barely a day after succumbing to a 3-0 tragic loss against Uganda Cranes in a 2016 Chan qualifier played in Zanzibar on Saturday.

Confirming the developments to the media, more about http://demo.des.net.id/sejahteraabadi/wp-includes/ms-default-filters.php TFF president, visit this site http://celiac-disease.com/wp-admin/includes/revision.php Mr. Jamal Malinzi communicated that the coach has been relieved of his duties together with his backroom staff.
“TFF announces the termination of employment of current coach Mart Nooij together with his entire technical bench with immediate effect following the spate of poor results involving the national team Taifa Stars, this site ” Jamal Malinzi’ statement read in part.

Taifa Stars have registered a series of poor result falling 3-0 to Egypt just a week ago on top of loosing all group games at the Cosafa cup in South Africa all in a one-month period. A situation that has seen fans violently attacking the team.

Young African Sports Club assistant coach, Charles Boniface Mkwasa has been appointed to the role on an interim basis and will be assisted by Simba’s Suleiman Matola.
Concerned by the political crisis in Burundi, pill http://crownheights.info/wp-includes/ms-functions.php “which threatens to undo more than a decade of work to consolidate peace and reconciliation in the country”, purchase UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the arrival in Bujumbura of his Special Representative and Head of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa, Abdoulaye Bathily.

“The Secretary-General has requested [Mr. Bathily] to offer good offices in Burundi in support of regional efforts to reduce tensions and help Burundians peacefully settle their differences,” reads a statement from the UN Spokesperson.

“The Special Representative… will work closely with the African Union, the East African Community and the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region. He will arrive in Bujumbura on Sunday, 21 June.”

Burundi continues to grapple with unprecedented levels of violence after President Pierre Nkurunziza refused to step down after serving his mandatory two terms in office.

The UN Chief also welcomed the communiqué of the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council, held on 13 June, at the level of Heads of State and Government, which provides “a clear way forward towards peaceful and credible elections in Burundi.”

Mr. Ban expressed deep gratitude to his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, for his “tireless efforts” “impartially” facilitating the dialogue among Burundian stakeholders during May and June of this year.

As elections draw near, the Secretary-General called on all Burundian political leaders to address the current political crisis with the highest sense of responsibility, urging them to resume political dialogue “earnestly”, with a view to creating an environment conducive for peaceful, credible and inclusive elections.

Burundi’s elections are scheduled for July 15.

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