BREAKING NEWS: AmaZulu appoint new assistant coach


Durban-based club AmaZulu have appointed a veteran coach to work alongside Ayanda Dlamini.

‘Usuthu’ confirmed on Saturday morning that Allan Freese has joined them and the 64-year-old will work under Dlamini, who was named their permanent coach on a 3-year deal recently.

Freese joins AmaZulu from Highlands Park, where he was deputy to Owen Da Gama. He replaces Moeneeb Josephs, who exited his role as an assistant coach at the KwaZulu Natal side at the end of the 2019-20 campaign.

He boasts vast coaching expertise, having previously tasted some success as a head coach by winning the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout with the now-defunct Platinum Stars in 2013.

After being shown the door as Stars coach in March 2015, Freese went to the GladAfrica Championship where he took charge of The ‘Lions of the North.’

He led the Tembisa outfit back to the top-flight football sealing Premiership promotion via the promotion playoffs.

Some of the current assistant coaches with head coaching experience in the Premiership include Fladlu Davids (Orlando Pirates), he coached Maritzburg United. Manqoba Mnqithi (Mamelodi Sundowns), was in charge at Golden Arrows and Mandla Mcikazi (Arrows), led ‘The Team of Choice’.

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa 

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