RVG goes back to Belgium: Working as Malawi coach ‘wonderful experience’

Belgian coach Ronny van Geneugden (RVG) on Wednesday  afternoon left the country for his home country after Football Association of Malawi (FAM) decided not to renew his contract which expired on April 1.

RVG helped by Monday with his travelling bags at the airport

RVG who was seen off at Chileka Airport his former assistant coach Peter Mponda said working in Malawi was a “wonderful experience” which he said he will live to cherish.

FAM executive committee over the weekend decided not to renew RVG’s contract due to poor performance, a recommendation championed by the technical subcommittee.

But the Belgium tactician said there should be stability on Malawi coach post saying changing personnel will make  the job an unstable and unattractive proposition.

“Of you are changing coaches every year or you have 10 coaches in the last 1o years , what is the philosophy,” wondered RVG.

He said the frequent changes at Flames  will not help coaches to  develop a relationship with players.

RVG said the players need to know that the coach’s philosophy and strategy, saying: “You get success if you get time, and stability will come from that.”

He said  it’s very difficult for a coach  to impose his philosophy when you limited to two years,  you can’t build that sort of success.”

Said RVG: “If you want success, you must look at the longer term.”

The coach also said he had laid down a solid foundation for a future national football team despite the association deciding not to renew his contract.

RVG further blamed the office of the technical director and the technical subcommittee for not supporting him.

FAM president Walter Nyamilandu said he felt FAM had let the Belgian coach down.

“I believe we have all let him down. We have bigger issues to resolve structurally and technically. This is a shared responsibility,” he said in an online news conference organised by Bwaila Media Club of Lilongwe.

Under-23 coach Meke Mwase has been roped in as caretaker coach for the Championship of African Nations (Chan) qualifier against e-Swatini (formerly Swaziland) on April 20.

 

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Gibo
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Wasala tsopano ndi uyu wokula mawu ngati bemberezi nayenso apakire , tisamuonenso galu amaneyi.

Roll Out ATI Now
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Roll Out ATI Now

Amalawi katengeni Guardiola kapena Arsene Wenger, tione ngati mungawine world cup. Kuganiza mopepera basi a Malawi you think you can win trophies with such poor systems in our football. as of now we have no football professionals like we used to have 2o years ago. In fact our football class has deteriorated. so poti mumakhulupirira mankhwala pitani kwa a Mbona ku Nsanje kuti tiziwina AFCON

Jyumani jyumani
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Jyumani jyumani

Nyamilandu unyamuka liti?

POOR MAN FEEL IT
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MPONDA AKUMUNA MAN UNITED AKUTINAMIZA CHONCHO KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

premier soccer
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premier soccer

Azimayi a eni musiye kunyenga chifukwa wanu uja enanso atha kubweza. Muzingolimbikira mpirawo . Coach wakuthawani

Gilbo
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Gilbo

Yendani bwino baba

Mulauzi
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Mulauzi

Well said Mr. RVG, Malawians thinks results come like a cup of quick coffee. I can tell you fellow Malawians, the Flames will take many years if anything to get to winning ways. Too muc coaching changes. Kinna was doing a good job, we chopped him…! Did we achieve anything greater than what he achieved then? NOPE. He took the team to Afcon after 26 years….!

Even if you bring Sir Fegurson and Guadiola as coach and Assistant, you think Flames will start winning???

We blame everyone for everything except ourselves……..!
Keep on dreaming with Meke Mwase wanuyo………

mbigwanie
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mbigwanie

Also izo

Iantana
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Iantana

Come back to manage Mzuni FC that is your level now!

NYABINGHE WARRIOUR
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NYABINGHE WARRIOUR

Koma panavutatu chifukwa ndi manva kuti WALTER amafuna kumpatsa contract ina, kenako tikufuna Walter apakile mpira ulongosoka

CHIPYELERO
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CHIPYELERO

FAM has let him down with all that unprecedented support that included historic number of friendly games? My foot! Mr. Nyamilandu was RVG giving you kick backs from his salary?

National CEO
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National CEO

He was given everything that other previous coaches were not given. Free Car, Free phone and airtime from TNM, Free DSTV by Multichoice, More friendly games. What else did he want?