|Zimbabwean footballer and manager
Association football player
18 November 1963
Highlanders = 1999-2002
Rahman Gumbo is a Zimbabwean football coach, currently in charge of TelOne FC.
He was initially appointed to the managerial position of Zimbabwe in 2005, but was sacked following a 3–0 loss against Nigeria.
He was appointed as manager of the Zimbabwe national team in 2012 for a second time on 8 February.
On 8 March 2014, he was appointed manager of Botswana Premier League club Gaborone United.
On 10 May 2016, Gumbo was appointed manager of Zimbabwe Premier League club Chicken Inn.
He took up his post as manager on 1 July 2016.
On 28 September 2018, Gumbo has been sent on” forced special leave” by his South African National First Division side Witbank Spurs due to poor results that has seen the ambitious outfit registering just a single win in five league starts.
In June 2019, Gumbo – who at the time was the assistant manager – took charge of the Zimbabwen national team for the semi-final against Zambia. This was necessitated by coach Sunday Chidzambwa’s return to Zimbabwe after he was granted compassionate leave following the death of his father.