Short list for Gordon Igesund's replacement confirmed

2014-06-01 06:00

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The SA Football Association (Safa) says Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund’s fate will only be decided tomorrow, but it has now emerged there is already a short list of replacements.

Safa president Danny Jordaan confirmed the existence of the short list at a media briefing following the body’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting yesterday.

Jordaan said Igesund’s future was not on the agenda because the Bafana coach was absent.

At the time of the gathering at Safa House yesterday, the beleaguered coach was on his way back to the country after guiding Bafana to draws against Australia (1-1) and New Zealand (0-0) during their tour of Australasia last week.

He will meet a committee established to discuss his future tomorrow.

“The committee comprises a legal person, a financial person and a technical committee chairperson because it is about a financial package and legal matters which might arise.”

But an NEC member who was present at yesterday’s meeting said the decision had already been taken not to renew Igesund’s contract.

» Get City Press newspaper today for the full story.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.