Simba SC Appoint Didier Gomes Da Rosa As New Head Coach

Tanzania Mainland Premier League champions Simba SC have announced Didier Gomes Da Rosa as their new head coach.

The veteran coach was appointed to fill the space that was left by Sven Vandenbroeck, who resigned a day after leading the Msimbazi club to the group stage of the Caf Champions League in early January.

“I'm very happy to be here and we have the opportunity to do more together in the future,” Da Rosa said as he was unveiled on Sunday.

The Frenchman arrives as Simba are making preparations to feature in their own organised tournament, the Super Cup 2021, where Al-Hilal and Tout Puissant Mazembe will feature from January 27.

Da Rosa is an experienced tactician especially on the African football scene, having taken charge of Rayon Sports, Coton Sport, CS Constantine, JSM Skikda, Ethiopian Coffee FC, Horoya AC, Ismaily SC, and El-Merrikh.

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Personally, the 51-year-old tactician he has had a number of achievements as he was named the best coach in Cameroon in 2014 and won a third-best French coach in Africa in the Zarpa Awards of 2015.

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Efe Bridget is a writer at GoalBall. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with 12 years of experience working with reputable publications.