- The South African Football Association has announced that Molefi Ntseki will be taking over as coach for SA football squad, Bafana Bafana, permanently
- Ntseki was assistant coach to Stuart Baxter, who recently resigned from his position
- It had been previously made clear that Ntseki wanted and was the preferred candidate for the position
Molefi Ntseki has been appointed as the permanent coach for South Africa’s football team, Bafana Bafana, by the South African Football Association (SAFA).
Stuart Baxter resigned from the position as coach earlier this month and Ntseki was appointed as interim coach.
Ntseki was the assistant coach for Bafana Bafana prior to this.
The Daily Sun reported that Ntseki had also been coaching the under 17 national team.
Ntseki was the preferred candidate for the position of coach for the South African team and was endorsed by the SAFA Technical Committee at a recent meeting, according to the SowetanLIVE.
Reports also suggest that Ntseki was interested in the position and was making decisions in the capacity of a permanent coach during his recent interim position.
Following SAFA’s meeting regarding the issue, Acting Chief Executive for SAFA, Paul Russell, called Ntseki and he immediately accepted the offer.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Ntseki’s first appearance with Bafana, as their permanent coach, will take place on 7 September, against Zambia.
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