YADAH coach Thomas Ruzive has dumped Prophet Walter Magaya’s football club to join army side Black Rhinos as assistant.
Ruzive confirmed the developments to H-Metro but reasons for his departure are still unclear.
He will be working with Chauya Chipembere current head coach Herbet Rusawo.
“I have decided to leave Yadah.
“It’s just a decision l took and l will be joining Black Rhinos,” he said.
Ruzive, who is a soldier by profession, says he had to take the offer from Rhinos, who finished seventh on the log and will be hoping to add value to the technical team.
“I’m a soldier so when l got the offer l had to consider it.
“KuRhinos ndiko kuna amai so kana vakudana unotongoenda,” he said.
With Ruzive’s exit, Yadah will be once again on the search for a new coach.
But he thanks the club for a ‘memorable’ stint.
“My time at Yadah was memorable and my leaving doesn’t have anything to do with the team or Prophet Walter Magaya.
“I had a great time with the team.
“It’s just that my services are needed somewhere l belong,” he said.
Meanwhile, one of sungura music’s godfathers, Nicholas Zakaria also left Walter Magaya’s Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries, a church he served for five years.
The singer is now a member of Ebenezer Prophetic Ministries International led by one Ezekiel Masiyandima, also a former member of PHD Ministries.
Masiyandima’s church is based in Chitungwiza.
“I left PHD Ministries because of the distance. It was difficult for me to travel to Waterfalls (Harare) from Chitungwiza regularly. I was spending much of my time on the road, therefore it was also affecting my work,” Zakaria said.
The ‘Mabvi Nemagokora’ hit maker was one of the founding members of the PHD Ministries; he joined the church in 2013 in Chitungwiza before it moved to Waterfalls in the capital.
“At PHD Ministries, I served as a ministerial worker hence I was expected at the church time and again. This jeopardised my rehearsals. Now, it is much easier to operate from Chitungwiza.”
Popularly known as Madzibaba, Zakaria crossed the floor from apostolic to Pentecostal churches in 2013 when he joined Magaya.
He was a staunch member of mapositori for 25 years.