Lizwe Sweswe

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Lizwe Sweswe is the current interim coach for FC Platinum. Lizwe before joining FC Platinum was the head coach for Tsholotsho Football Club. Lizwe is standing in for FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza who is on sick leave. [1]


Lizwe was born in Matebeleland and grew up in that part of the country.


Lizwe was the head coach for Tsholotsho till his departure to join FC Platinum where he is the interim head coach in 2016. Sweswe in 2015 attended a CAF A coaching License course[2]

During his tenure as the Tsholotsho FC gaffer, his team made headlines for becoming the first club from a rural set-up in independent Zimbabwe to make it into the country’s top football league after gaining promotion to the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL)[3]


One Tsholotsho FC player Thando Ncube says he has Sweswe to thank for his career after Sweswe begged his father to let him follow his passion as a career. [4]

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  1. The Chronicle, Sweswe Appointed Platinum acting coach, Published 3 March 2018, Retrieved 26 September 2016
  2. The Sunday Mail, The dreams Of Pirates, Published 1 March 2015, Retrieved 26 September 2016
  3. The Southern Eye, Tsholotsho makes PSL history, Published 18 November 2014, Retrieved 26 September 2019
  4. Sunday News, Lizwe Sweswe Is My Saviour, Published 24 April 2016, Retrieved 26 September 2019