Coach wants players under disciplinary investigation to see their wages cut and receive stern warnings
Yanga SC head coach Nasreddine Nabi has revealed how he would like a number of his players to be punished for disciplinary issues.
Captain Lamine Moro, Metacha Mnata and Michael Sarpong have found themselves rubbing the club the wrong way lately and the Tunisian coach prefers them to suffer a pay deduction as part of their general punishment.
“I have asked the club to deduct their monthly financial rewards and that should come with a stern warning,” Nabi said. Mwanaspoti.
On whether Moro will remain the club’s captain even after missing several games, the coach said he is not considering removing the Ghanaian’s armband.
“I don’t think we’ll take that step [stripping the defender of the armband]. What is clear is that Moro made a mistake and he has a chance to redeem himself and he will keep his position, ”he continued.
“What he needs to assure us is that he has changed and is ready to be a good example for others. As a leader, many will always look at you and observe what you do. is why he made a mistake and he will be punished for it.
“From there, we expect a change that will make him a good example for the rest.”
Meanwhile, Nabi said the previous victory shouldn’t convince anyone that Yanga is at the level he would like. After losing to Azam, Yanga secured a victory against JKT Tanzania and advanced to the semi-finals of the Azam Shield Cup where they have to face Biashara United.
“It is true that we won but it is not enough reason to believe that we are at a level that I would like,” added Nabi. “There is a lot of work I have to do to get the team to the highest level I want.”
“While there are positive aspects, we still have a lot to do to nurture the players to become better versions of themselves. I am happy that they understand what they are being told and what they should do.
“I’ve said before that we have players who can push this team to the next level, but that’s only possible if we work hard and hungry for more.”
The next league game for Yanga will be a league game against Ruvu Shooting.