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Seema not angry about Chippa firing him

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Lehlohonolo Seema (Gallo Images)
Lehlohonolo Seema (Gallo Images)

Lehlohonolo Seema insists he is not angry about being sacked by Chippa United even though the club offered him assurances about his job security.

Seema has been replaced by Luc Eymael at Chippa, and he has meanwhile been hired as an assistant coach at Black Leopards, where Dylan Kerr is in the hot seat.

Seema is looking forward to his time with Leopards and doesn't dwell on what played out at the Chilli Boys.

"No, I don't feel hard done [by], because in football if the results are not forthcoming, defiantly as a coach you know that something has to change and unfortunately in football the coach has to be the first one to take the bullet," Seema told Far Post.

"I am not angry at all and I will forever be grateful for that opportunity, but this is football. I wish them all the best but now I am at Black Leopards, all my energy and focus is here at Leopards.

"In football anything is possible, coach 'Styles' Phumo, may his soul rest in peace, he would always tell you that as a coach you are fired the day you are hired, so I am happy."

"What convinced me?" Seema continued. "I didn't have a job, so if the chairman said I am giving you a job, then there is no convincing to do.

"It's always good to be working in football and I am here now at Black Leopards, I am going to be working with coach Dee [Kerr] and Mr Morgan [Shivambu] who has been directly been assisting him.

"Working in football is a strange thing, because I thought having just left Chippa I was going to enjoy Christmas with my family but unfortunately it was cut short with the call that I got from the chairman saying he would like me to be part of the technical team.

"Like I always say, I am able to work with anyone. We will be guided by Coach Dee all the way, what I need to do is to support the coach all the way. My work ethic, I believe in myself and whatever he wants me to do I will always support him and work together."

- TEAMtalk media

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