AMAVUBI ASSISTANT coach Jean Baptista Kayiranga has stated that he will never make any formal request to manage the national team when his current contract expires.
Speaking to the media on Thursday, Kayiranga said, “We also hear news in the press that Ferwafa is in search of a new coach but none of the administrators has talked to us.”
“When my contract expires, I don’t think I will apply for the job because I fully understand what it means to be a coach and those who pick national team coaches know our potential more than anyone else,”
“And am thankful for being picked last year to be on the technical team and it’s up to the football officials to make their decisions but the fact is I will never apply for the Amavubi job,” added Kayiranga.
Nshimiyimana and Kayiranga have been in charge since March 2013 when Serbian Milutin Sredojovic Micho was booted. However, it remains to be seen whether they will be retained or replaced.
As Rwanda Football Federation, Ferwafa gears to find a new Amavubi coach, it seems they will have to wait until July, a month when the contract of the technical team will expire contrary to what has been reported indicating that the contracts of the coaches will expire in April.
Ferwafa’s Secretary General Olivier Mulindahabi said recently, “The current technical team will be replaced in July after the expiration of their contracts. We can’t appoint a new coach when we have people with their contracts still in play,”
“Another aspect, we can’t pay two Amavubi coaches at once in the same position. It’s not possible, we have to wait until their contracts expire,” added Mulindahabi.
The same feat also applies to the current technical director Richard Tardy who is also set to leave the post to concentrate on the Amavubi Under-20 team only.
Burundian FA Technical Director Dominique Niyonzima is reported to be the person expected to replace Tardy.