By Sports Reporter
Highlanders head coach Brito Baltemar is set for appointment as interim Zimbabwe Senior Men’s National Team coach amid signs the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has finally settled for the experienced mentor to take charge of the Warriors dressing room.
In correspondence to his employers, ZIFA requested the release of the Portuguese from the premiership giants to take up the demanding job.
“The Nomination Committee would like to request your Executive permission to engage one of your employees in the name of Brito Baltemar Jose Oliveira for a possible appointment as the interim Senior Men National Team Coach,” ZIFA wrote.
“Whereas he indicated he is a permanent employee of your esteemed organisation, it is in that light of integrity we hereby pray you shall find it beneficial to release him for the envisaged national duty during their interim nomination period.”
Brito, appointed Highlanders coach last year, has had an impressive run in charge of the Bosso dressing room, leading the premiership giants to a 19-game unbeaten run this season.
Zimbabwe prepares to return to international football following the lifting of its suspension by FIFA recently.