Chippa United axes Clinton Larsen as coach following Bucs loss

Chippa United axes Clinton Larsen as coach following Bucs loss

- Clinton Larsen's time at Chippa United has come to an abrupt end

- The Chilli Boys owner, Siviwe Mpengesi, announced on Monday that Larsen was fired as the coach

- The news have since been confirmed by Larsen, who felt that it "was all the results collectively" that led to his sacking

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Over the weekend, Chippa United suffered a 2-1 loss against the Orlando Pirates and it was apparently the final nail in Larsen's coffin.

According to Times LIVE, Larsen was axed as the team's head coach on Monday by the Chilli Boys owner, Siviwe Mpengesi. The former Golden Arrows coach had taken over from Joel Masutha in January.

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Chippa United axe Clinton Larsen as coach following Bucs loss

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Briefly.co.za gathered that the team failed to secure a win in its first five matches with three draws and two losses.

The club has not yet made an official announcement, but Mpengesi broke the news on Umhlobo Wenene.

Larsen also confirmed the news to Phakaaathi, saying:

"Yes, it is true."

The publication asked Larsen if the thought it was the loss against the Bucs that influenced the decision and he said he believed it was the overall results of his time as the coach.

“I don’t think its Pirates. It’s just results. Any coach’s stay depends on results really," he said.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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