After much scrutiny, an interim committee appointed to be in charge of the Zimbabwe Football Association has appointed Baltemar Brito as the new head coach of the national team.
The world soccer ruling body lifted the suspension of Zimbabwe after spending almost 18 months in the doldrums due to government interference in football.
The committee confirmed to had received over 100 applications for the position and decided to settle for Brito who they believed had better qualifications and experience.
Brito’s notable work was when he acted as an assistant coach of the former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
Zimbabwe is placed in the same group with Nigeria, South Africa, Benin, Lesotho and Rwanda for the qualifier.