Head Coach of Bafana Bafana, Molefi Ntseki Sacked Following AFCON Exit
South Africa has announced the sacking of the senior team head coach, Molefi Ntseki after he failed to qualify for the 2021 African Cuo of Nations in Cameroon.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of South African Football Association (SAFA), Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe made the announcement of the dismissal of Molefi Ntseki.
Speaking at a conference, Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe said, “The SAFA NEC undertook a process on Tuesday night to decide on the way forward on what happens to the coach and by 10h00 on Wednesday, SAFA NEC responded in favour of parting ways with the coach.”
“We are here to convey the message of NEC, who mandated us to apologise to the nation on their behalf for the team’s failure to qualify for the the upcoming Afcon,’’ he added.
Bafana Bafana were beaten on Sunday by 2-0 against Sudan making them finish 3rd in the group behind leaders Ghana and Sudan.
According to the CEO, the technical committee will give them direction on what will happen in terms of appointing a new coach by next week.
Ntseki was appointed in August 2019 and has played nine games winning four, losing three and drawing two as a coach.