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Sacked Gavin Hunt lands TV gig for Euro 2020

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Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt . (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)
Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt . (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Gavin Hunt has already secured a new job after just five days since Kaizer Chiefs sacked him as head coach last Friday.

The 56-year-old was less than nine months into his three-year contract with Amakhosi when the club decided to part ways with him.

The former SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits mentor will now join leading broadcaster SuperSport as part of its "expert line-up" for the coverage of the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020.

The tournament will kick-off on Friday, 11 June.

"Several of Africa's former European stars will take their seats in the SuperSport studio for expert analysis, among them Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, Sammy Kuffour, Joseph Yobo, Dwight Yorke and Yaya Touré," a statement read as released by SuperSport.

"Among the additional pundits are several with European experience, among them Shaun Bartlett (FC Zurich and Charlton Athletic), Andre Arendse (Fulham and Oxford United), Matthew Booth (Rostov and Krylia Sovetov), Stanton Fredericks (FC Moscow, Grasshopper Zurich and Pierikos), and Dylan Kerr (Reading, Kilmarnock and others)."

Hunt will also be joined by former Bafana Bafana star Teko Modise and current Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rhulani Mokwena.

The usual main presenters of Julia Stuart, Neil Andrews and Carol Tshabalala will control the coverage alongside the football experts.

SuperSport will televise all 51 matches, including one-hour build-ups for all the matches plus post-match wrap-ups.

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