Earlier than he was despatched packing, he had presided over one defeat at residence after they misplaced to FC Platinum.
This week, Ndiraya acknowledged that his crew would face a tricky process in opposition to Ngezi, however stays assured that they’ll nonetheless come away with all of the factors.
“We nonetheless imagine that if we get most factors in our subsequent match, it is going to enhance our place this season. We are going to go there and put up a great battle and hope to get one thing out of the match. I do know Ngezi Platinum very nicely, I’ve been there. It isn’t a straightforward factor to go there and are available out with most factors. We now have to strive the perfect we will and do the perfect we will to get optimistic outcomes, but it surely’s not going to be a straightforward match, after all,” he stated.
Since Ndiraya left, Ngezi Platinum Stars have regressed and plunged into mid-table mediocrity, sitting only one level behind Dynamos, who’re seventh on the league desk.
Each groups will not be the place they might have needed to be at this stage and Ndiraya will probably be trying to hand Ngezi their ninth defeat of the season.
DeMbare have been struggling as they’re on a five-match draw streak, which they wish to finish this afternoon.
Their prospects have been boosted by the return of the trio that carries the artistic spark in Simba Nhivi, Archford Gutu and Evans Katema.
Katema and Nhivi are each former Ngezi gamers and the latter left in acrimonious circumstances earlier this 12 months.
Ngezi have already sacked one other coach, Erol Akbay, whom they changed with Rodwell Dhlakama.
Throughout city, second-placed Hen Inn have a tricky away journey to Harare, the place they face fifth-placed Black Rhinos this afternoon, in a match the Joey Antipas-coached aspect can not afford to lose if they’re to spice up their title hopes, with Caps United having opened a five-point hole on the prime.
FC Platinum face a resurgent Yadah aspect at Mandava Stadium, whereas Highlanders tackle TelOne, who’ve additionally improved below Rahman Gumbo.
As we speak: FC Platinum v Yadah (Mandava), Manica Diamonds v Kariba (Vengere), Ngezi Platinum Stars v
Dynamos (Baobab), Highlanders v TelOne (Barbourfields), Harare Metropolis v Mushowani (Rufaro), Black Rhinos v Hen Inn (NSS).
Tomorrow: Caps United v Hwange (NSS), Bulawayo Chiefs v Triangle, Chapungu v Herentals (Ascot)