Dan Malesela’s love-hate romance novel with Chippa United is about to for an additional chapter as he will likely be introduced because the Chilli Boy’s new coach.
SowetanLIVE is reliably knowledgeable that former Orlando Pirates captain Malesela – who was fired by DStv Premiership new boys TS Galaxy every week in the past – was travelling to Port Elizabeth to take up his new job at Chippa on Sunday.
Chippa’s coach who began this season‚ Lehlohonolo Seema‚ was positioned on suspension on Tuesday‚ having managed simply win one out of eight video games within the DStv Premiership this season.
The Japanese Cape membership final week tried to nominate controversial Belgian Luc Eymael as their new head coach. However the Chilli Boys needed to withdraw the appointment after robust objections from the SA Soccer Affiliation (Safa) in reference to racist statements the ex-Polokwane Metropolis‚ Black Leopards and Free State Stars coach had made at a earlier membership.
Eymael was fired by Younger Africans FC of Tanzania in July for referring to the golf equipment’ supporters as “monkeys and canine who know nothing about soccer”.
This will likely be Malesela’s fourth stint on the membership of notoriously fickle chairman Siviwe “Chippa” Mpengesi.
Malesela was fired from his third stint as Chippa coach in August 2018‚ simply three matches – two defeats and a draw – into the 2018-19 season.
He had returned to the membership within the preseason. Beforehand Malesela had been placed on a “particular depart” by Chippa in April of the 2016-17 season‚ then reinstated for the previous few matches. He was then fired by Mpengesi in September of the 2017-18 season and changed by his assistant‚ Teboho Moloi.
Moloi was fired by Chippa in March 2018 and changed by Vladislav Heric. Heric grew to become the membership’s technical director‚ however was fired in coming back from his holidays in Serbia in June. Malesela had been reappointed coach of Chippa in late Could.
Malesela was fired at Galaxy after a Three-2 defeat to Cape City Metropolis two Saturdays in the past noticed them prolong their winless run within the PSL to 6 matches.