Chippa United appoints Lehlohonolo Seema as new head coach, SA reacts

Chippa United appoints Lehlohonolo Seema as new head coach, SA reacts

- Chippa United has appointed Lehlohonolo Seema as its new head coach

- Seema signed a three-year contract with Chippa after resigning from Bloemfontein Celtic

- He replaces Rhulani Mokwena who was on loan at Chippa United

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Shortly after Chippa United revealed it has not extended Rhulani Mokwena's coach loan deal from the Orlando Pirates, the team announced it signed a new head coach.

Chippa confirmed on Monday that Lehlohonolo Seema will be taking over the reins. Seema resigned as the head coach of Bloemfontein Celtic shortly before Chippa's announcement was made.

Taking to Twitter, the football club revealed Seema signed a three-year contract.

Chippa United appoints Lehlohonolo Seema as new head coach, SA reacts

Lehlohonolo Seema joins the Chilli-Boys. Photo credit: Chippa United/Twitter.
Source: Twitter

The posts read:

"Chippa United FC hereby confirms that the team has with immediate effect appointed Lehlohonolo Simon Seema as its head coach on a three-year contract.
"Coach Seema joins the Chilli-Boys from Bloemfontein Celtics FC wherein he put in notable performances and his abilities as a coach at the highest level were evident.
"Chairman of the club, Mr Siviwe Mpengesi, expressed his support for Coach Seema and expressed his confidence in a winning combination between the Coach and the ambitions of Chippa United FC during his tenure."

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Chippa started trending on Twitter following the announcement and South Africans were quick to give their two cents' worth on te Seema's appointment as head coach.

Twitter user, @Cibo_eazy, commented:

"People are gonna be whining about Chippa firing coaches.This guy will finally earn a professional coach salary thanks to Chippa Mpangesi." previously reported the Orlando Pirates loaned Rhulani Mokwena to Chippa after the club lost several coaches in a short period.

Mokwena replaced Norman Mapeza after he quit as the Eastern Cape premiership side head coach.

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