Former Barcelona coach Tito Valinova is a testament what coaches go through as they seek results.
It might be regarded as the most lucrative and prestigious jobs in the world but coaches goes through a lot of pressure something that has a bearing in their health.
Whether is Africa or Europe the pressure is the same with club bosses and supporters seeking instant results.
For Pep Guardiola of Manchester City and Carlos Ancelloti to have decided to take sabbatical was due to the high-pressure demands that goes with the job. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is taking his sabbatical a clear sign that coaching is not for the faint-hearted.
Here in South Africa two PSL coaches Stuart Baxter and Dan Malesela were admitted to hospitals due of pressure the contributed to their health taking a knock.
After I was diagnosed with chest pain with anxiety due to pressure, I realized how important how vulnerable our health were.
From constant pressure by club to players who are not willing to fight for the team, suspensions and injuries and a small squad, contribute to ill health to coaches.
Who can forget when former Sundowns coach Stanley Screamer Tshabalala was admitted to hospital after he fainted when Aubrey Lekwane scored a scorcher to level matters
That is why a strong family structure and a good technical team are important if our health is to be moderate.
Despite its perks, caching is one of the most dangerous and demanding jobs hence it’s important to do regular checkups on regular basis.
I’m 1997 during the Confederations Cup in Saudi Arabia Mario Zagalo had a cardiologist on his side to ensure that his health is top because he have problem with the hearth .
Like Gerald Houllier who once declared when he was admitted to hospital that coaching was not for the faint-hearted, our health are under scrutiny.
See you next week to talk in general the beautiful game