Absa Premiership

Celtic reveal Larsen’s mandate

2014-12-17 11:26
Clinton Larsen (Gallo Images)

Bloemfontein - Bloemfontein Celtic have revealed that newly appointed coach Clinton Larsen’s mandate is to guide the club to a top 8 finish at the end of the 2014/15 Absa Premiership campaign on Tuesday.

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The Durban-born tactician re-joined Phunya Sele Sele this week following the departure of Ernst Middendorp.

Celtic spokesperson Sello Nduna told Sport24 in an exclusive interview on Tuesday that the Free State-based team have set their eyes on the top-half finish as they aim to move from the relegation zone.

“What we need now is to get out of our current position,” Nduna told Sport24.

“We are not in a good position on the log and Clinton Larsen was appointed to help us move up.

“In other words, what I’m trying to say is we want to finish inside the top 8 at the end of the season.

“The club management have discussed this matter to the coach after his appointment.

“Our current position is quite dangerous and we need to get out of the danger zone.”

Celtic are currently 11th on the log standings with only four wins after 15 games.

Larsen’s first assignment in the colours of Celtic will be to grab maximum points against Mpumalanga Black Aces at the Mbombela stadium on Wednesday.

Heading into the encounter, Phunya Sele Sele are coming off a goalless stalemate against Moroka Swallows over the weekend.

Kick-off is at 19:30.

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