10 Nov 2018 in News
Moonga Handongwe (Mo)
Tell me about yourself, Hobbies Family etc.
My name is Mo, 23 years old, local lad from Ashton, speak 4 languages fluently, on a given Sunday or when my mum wants my attention my name is Moonga Handongwe. Eat, breathe and sleep sports mainly football. Love watching films and spending time with family or every so often being in the boxing gym. family is very huge for me as they are my switch off point from football mainly my mum brother and little nephew as they’re not into football and they always want me to do better every time especially my mum.
What are you interested in.
Sports mainly football but away from football I like watching films to switch off mainly action or watching a good series on Netflix.
What age group do you work with.
u9s and u16s girls (north Manchester girls league)
Why did you choose to coach at Curzon.
I’ve gone from playing for the club in the junior section when I was younger to joining the youth coaching setup, I was given the opportunity to develop and learn while being able to give back to the club and community. The club has helped me become a better coach which helped me through college, university and now working full time in sports
What you love about the club.
Everything, it’s a family we all have main objective using the biggest tool in the world to bring everyone together to inspire and develop whether as footballer or coach. People from outside say the club is small but on the inside its a big club with superb coaches, players and facilities around the area.
Tell us about your coaching week.
Tuesday I’m coaching the u9s 6-7pm then the u16s girls train 7-8:30pm that’s the light work, on Saturday I manage to fit in early kick offs with the u9s which is followed with u16s match. This all starts at 8:45am till 2:30pm on a Saturday coaching.
Any pre match superstitions
Night before a match I like to watch an action mainly war films then I never have breakfast as I find it can be very unsettling being on the side-line which feels like being on a rollercoaster and only wear white or black sports socks for coaching.