'Coach' Sibaya off to Germany

2014-09-16 14:16
MacBeth Sibaya (Gallo)
Cape Town - One of South Africa’s hardest men on the football field, Macbeth Sibaya, is heading to Germany to attend an international coaching course, organised by the German Football Federation.

According to the Prosport International website, a veteran of 58 International caps during his illustrious career, Sibaya played the majority of his club football overseas, having brief stints in Hungary and Norway before turning out for Russian side Rubin Kazan from 2003-2010, making 131 appearances during that time.

He called time on his playing career in 2013 after returning to South Africa to play for Moroka Swallows and it now seems that Sibaya is eyeing a coaching career, something which can only benefit local football.

Sibaya is excited to take the next level in his coaching career and is looking forward to the course in Germany for what he hopes will build on his knowledge of the game.

“I’m aiming to learn about new methods of coaching, training, game analysis, how to play the modern game as well as learning how to have a better relationship and understanding between a coach and a player.

Mike Makaab, CEO of Prosport International, the company who will be representing him in his coaching career, believes Sibaya has all the qualities of a top professional coach.

“We represented Macbeth during his playing career and he was a true professional then, I have no doubt that he will be a top football coach in South African football; I am looking forward to representing him as a coach. It’s fantastic to see our Bafana Bafana legends putting back into the game and getting their coaching qualifications, it can only be a good sign for the quality of our football.”

Sibaya is keen to start slowly and work his way up the coaching ranks. “I’m looking to be involved in development and reintroduce direct play using a proper use of speed, skills and pace without compromising our talent in South African football. I’d like to find an assistant coaching position first and work my way up to eventually becoming a head coach in the PSL.

Read more on:    soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
29 October 2016
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
Ajax Cape Town v SuperSport United, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
Bloemfontein Celtic v Wits, Dr. Molemela Stadium 20:15
30 October 2016
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Highlands Park v Free State Stars, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Polokwane City, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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