PSL

Full-time role for Chippa coach

2012-12-11 16:36
Farouk Abrahams (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Farouk Abrahams has been appointed full-time head coach of Chippa United, the club announced on Tuesday afternoon.

"This was not a difficult decision to make from the chairman and the management’s point of view because of the stability Farouk has brought to the team," club spokesperson Lukanyo Mzinzi said in a statement.

"He understands the vision, type of football and the direction that as a team would like to pursue."

The former assistant coach replaced Roger Sikhakhane on October 30, after Sikhakhane was sacked just eight games into the Premiership season.

Since then, Abrahams had been in charge in a caretaker role, before the league new-comers decided to offer him the full-time post.

According to the statement, Abrahams was handed a two-and-a-half year contract, which included the overseeing of United's development structure.

Abrahams became the third head coach in five months, after current Golden Arrows boss Manqoba Mngqithi was appointed in July, only to be replaced by Sikhakhane two games later.

Chippa United were second from bottom in the league standings, having claimed two wins, five draws and seven losses from their 14 fixtures.

While in charge, Abrahams had led United to a run of good form, which included a goalless draw with defending Premiership champions Orlando Pirates, a 2-2 draw with SuperSport United and a 2-1 victory over Platinum Stars.

Read more on:    chippa united  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com 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
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

17 photo illusions that look so real

What if they aren’t illusions? What if that dog really has a human foot – then what?

 
 

For chic geeks...

It’s THIS easy for someone to steal your ATM pin!
Check out the speed of this robo-cheetah!
New GIF keyboard on iOS for added fun!
Puppy goes crazy over iPad game
Fixtures
26 September 2014
Wits v AmaZulu, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
27 September 2014
Free State Stars v Moroka Swallows, Goble Park 15:00
Black Aces v Ajax Cape Town, Mbombela Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v Orlando Pirates, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United, FNB Stadium 20:15
SuperSport United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
28 September 2014
Polokwane City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Platinum Stars v University of Pretoria, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their Absa Premiership title in the 2014/15 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

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