Ajax coach quits

2013-04-25 12:00

Ajax coach Jan Versleijen has quit the embattled Cape side with immediate effect.

Versleijen cited the appointment of Muhsin Ertugral as the team’s new head of technical as the reason for his resignation.

“With the latest turn of events where the club appointed a new Head of Technical, which I did not agree with, I have made the decision to step down as the head coach of Ajax.

“Further, I am very disappointed in the manner in which I found out about this new appointment of Head of Technical.

“I would like to thank the club for the opportunity afforded to me and I wish the club and its supporters the very best with their current challenge in saving relegation and its future,” read the statement from the club.

Ajax are second last on the log and are facing another struggling Cape side, Chippa United – who are at the bottom of the table – in a battle to avoid the drop on Saturday night.

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