Kaitano Tembo is one of the most celebrated defenders to have played for Dynamos Football Club and the senior soccer national team. Kaitano Tembo was the head coach of Supersport United in the South African Premier Soccer League and was later promoted to Caretaker Coach within the same club in March 2018.

Kaitano Tembo
Kaitano Tembo
Born July 22, 1970
Nationality Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Football Coach.
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Background

"Kaizer" as he is known by football fans was born on July 22, 1970.

Playing career

Kaitano had a very successful football career with the Glamour boys, capturing four league titles with the club. He left the club in 1999 after which he joined the South African outfit, Supersport United. He won several accolades with the club before retiring from the game and joining the coaching staff. For the national team, Tembo was part of the history-making warriors coached by Sunday Chidzambwa which qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2004. The former Dembare player was well known for his solid defensive skills. So experienced in defense was Tembo that during the twilight stages of tenure as a player at Supersport, he was handed the captaincy of the club.[1] Kaitano managed to establish legendary status at both the Glamour boys and Supersport.

Clubs Played For

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Coaching career

After retiring from playing football, Tembo was initially appointed the assistant coach of Supersport United Football Club before he was eventually appointed the head coach.[2] His coaching career also saw him at the helm of Supersport United juniors as well as the reserve team.

Accolades




References

  1. Aaron Dube Kaitano Tembo enjoying every moment with Supersport Juniors, The Chronicle, Published: October 20, 2014, Retrieved: April 16, 2015,
  2. Kaitano Tembo named SuperSport assistant coach, Bulawayo 24News, Published: July 25, 2012, Retrieved: April 16, 2015