Maritzburg United to announce new coach today

2015-07-02 06:00

MARITZBURG United will announce their new coach to replace Steve Komphela on Thursday, according to club chairman Farouk Kadodia.

The Team of Choice has been without a coach since the departure of Komphela, who has joined Kaizer Chiefs amidst a contract wrangle that could see Maritzburg taking legal action. Komphela’s former assistant Mandla Ncikazi is a hot favourite to take over the coaching reigns, with Fadlu Davids tipped to assist him.

“I can’t say who is going to be the new coach, but we will announce everything on Thursday when we send out a press statement,” Kadodia tells

Former Maritzburg coach Ernst Middendorp has also been linked with a return to the club after he was suspended by Chippa United this year and recently fired, but the German coach has subsequently ruled himself out of the running

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