The South African Football Association (SAFA) have appointed Frans Mogashoa as their new acting Technical Director.
Mogashoa takes over from former Bafana Bafana captain, Neil Tovey who has since relocated back to his hometown in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.
The highly qualified Mogashoa is currently the head of SAFA Coaching Education and has been working closely with the former Kaizer Chiefs defender and 1996 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winning skipper.
Mogashoa coached Moria Sweepers FC in the ABC Motsepe League between 1996-2002, Winners Park FC in the National First Division between 2002 and 2005 and was the Head Coach of Limpopo as well as the Limpopo Academy of Sports: 2003-2016.
As a Coach Educator from 2002 to date Mogashoa has conducted all SAFA levels and CAF levels and conducted A Licence Diploma assessment on the continent in 2017.
His coaching qualifications include: Dutch Youth Coaching Course 1996, SAFA Level 1 with Horst Kriete 1999
FIFA FUTURO II 2000 with Phillip Redon, SAFA Level II 2001 with Horst Kriete, DFB International Course in Germany under Horst Kriete and Bernd Fischer in 2001.
SAFA Instructors course in 2005 under Conti Kubheka. Coaching skills and Science programme with ETA 2006. Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator Parts 1 in 2008 under Abasunguli. FIFA Grassroots 2009. SAFA Professional Licence 2011. Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator Part 2 in 2013-14 under SASCOC. FIFA Youth Coaching course 2016 with Jan Paulsen.
FIFA Instructors course 2016 with Horst Kriete. SASCOC NCEA. CAF C and 3 instructors’ refresher courses between 2010, 2011, 2012 with Captain Shatta. CAF PRO Licence Instructors course in 2017 with Captain Shatta. CAF A Licence Instructors course in 2016 with Captain Shatta. FIFA/CAF Technical Directors training 2: 2018. FIFA /CAF Technical Directors training 3: 2019. FIFA Technical Directors Grassroots Training: 2019.Some leading coaches who trained under Mogashoa through SAFA courses: The late John Shoes Moshoeu and Thomas Madigage (May their souls’ RIP).
Owen Da Gama (Former U/23 head coach/Highlands Park); Arthur Zwane (Kaizer Chiefs Multi-Choice coach); Doctor Khumalo (Former Baroka Technical Director), Ace Khuse (Former assistant coach at Kaizer Chiefs) Thabo Senong (Former U/20 Head Coach/Lesotho Senior National Coach).
Thabo Mngomeni (SAFA instructor), David Notoane (Under 23 Team Head Coach), Jabulile Baloyi (SAFA U/20 Women Team Head Coach), Walter Steenbok (Kaizer Chiefs head of scouting), Rulani Mokoena (former Orlando Pirates/Chippa United head coach/Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach), Duncan Crowie (Ajax Academy), Allen Freeze (Former head Coach Platinum Stars/now assistant at Highlands Park).
Brendon Truter (Moroka Swallows FC head coach in the NFD), Dylan Dean (Ajax Cape Town Assistant Coach), Kaitano Tembo (Supersport United Head Coach), Ian Palmer (Former Maritzburg Head Coach), Ian Gorowa (Former head of Zimbabwe Senior National Team).
RELATED STORY: Toveys contract not renewed, says SAFA official