Chippa confirm Malesela’s appointment


Chippa United have announced the return of Dan Malesela as the head coach of the club.

Malesela has signed a contract for until the end of the current campaign with an option of another season.

“We are very excited to have ‘Dan
Dance’ back in our Club structures,” Club Chairman, Siviwe Mpengesi said in a statement on Sunday.

“He has always been well liked by our different supporters’ branches, and we did not hesitate to link him back with the Chilli Boys when that opportunity presented itself.

“We have a person that is familiar with the position that we find ourselves in, our brand, the team culture as well as our Club ambitions. I wish him well in this journey and towards helping the team in our desired achievements for this season,” he said.

Malesela led the Chilli Boys to a best ever league finish (sixth in the 2015/16 season) and to a 2017 Nedbank Cup semi-final place.

His first match in charge will be against SuperSport United at Lucas Moripe Stadium when the league campaign resumes in the New Year on 6 January 2021.

Meanwhile, the club indicated that their aspirations are to finish a top half of the 2020/21 DStv Premiership campaign.

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By Ofhani Munyai

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