Vincent Mashami, the Rwanda’s national team’s football coach has had his contract terminated, the Rwanda Football Federation announced on Monday.
In a letter addressed to Mashami, signed by the Secretary General, Henry Brulart, the football federation said that
“FERWAFA Would like to inform the General Public that the contract of the Senior men’s National Team Head Coach Mr. Mashami Vincent will not be renewed following the expiry of its Duration on 02/03/2022. The new Head coach recruitment process will be communicated in due course,”
“We take this opportunity to thank Mr. Mashami Vincent for his achievement during his tenure and wish him well for his future endeavors in his career as a Football coach.” the Football association tweeted.
In a letter dated 10/03/2022, FERWAFA informs Mashami to look for his next job.
“In reference to your employment contract dated 03/03/2021 between yourself and FERWAFA in regards to being employed as the Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach, which has ended on 02/03/2022 as defined in it,”
“I am writing to inform you that your employment contract will not be renewed. Hence, you are at liberty to seek for your next employment,” the letter reads in part.
Mashami was appointed in August 2018. He replacederman coach Antoine Hey after the unsuccessful 2018 World Cup campaign in Russia.
His biggest achievement came last year when he guided Rwanda to the quarter-finals of the rescheduled African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 finals in Cameroon, after which he was rewarded with a one-year contract extension in February 2021.