Mark Harrison is the new Highlanders technical manager as both parties have agreed on a two year deal that will see the gaffer’s contract run up to the 31st of December 2021.
Highlanders executive chairman Kenneth Mhlophe who celebrated his 64th birthday on Monday confirmed the development through a press release on Wednesday morning.
Harrison fills the position left by former technical manager Hendrikus Pieter De Jongh who has since joined FC Playinum.
In a statement, Mhlophe said;
“I am glad to announce that the club has agreed terms with Mark Harrison to fill the position that has been existing in our technical team. Harrison, who is not new to Zimbabwean football is the Highlanders technical manager with immediate effect pending granting of a work permit by the authorities. He will be officially unveiled as soon as he arrives in the country to take up his duties,
“Considering our philosophy as a club, and his style of football, he emerged as the best institutional fit candidate to take up the huge responsibility. He signed a two-year-contract which will run up to the 31st of December 2021,”
“He will work with the existing club technical structures and general staff, which includes juniors, developmental team, and the first team coaches,
“Harrison holds a UEFA A and CAF A licenses badge and previously coached Oxford United, Stafford Rangers and Everton in the United Kingdom as well as Mpumalanga Black Aces and African Warriors before his spell with Chippa United in South Africa and later with CAPS United and Harare City in Zimbabwe.
“We would like to welcome Mark, and wish him all the best here at Highlanders. I would also like to thank in advance our sponsors NetOne, partners Nyaradzo, members, fans and all other stakeholders for the support that you will give Harrison as he begins a new journey with the club,” read Mhlophe’s statement.