Riekerink placed on administrative leave

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Cape Town City have placed head coach Jan Olde Riekerink on administrative leave with immediate effect.

The club made the announcement on Monday and confirmed that assistant coach Diogo Peral will take charge of the team until further notice.

“The club can confirm that it has placed coach Jan Olde Riekerink on administrative leave, with immediate effect. Club assistant coach Diogo Peral will take charge of the team until further notice,” read the statement.

The Citizens are currently seventh on the DStv Premiership log with 36 points from their 26 matches.

Riekerink recently had a five match unbeaten run with three wins and two draws before being humiliated 5-1 by Benni McCarthy’s AmaZulu and a 1-0 defeat by TS Galaxy on Saturday.

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By Ofhani Munyai

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