Absa Premiership

Doc happy with Komphela

2015-06-22 12:00
Doctor Khumalo (Supplied)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach Doctor Khumalo insists he will have no problem working under Steve Komphela, and is looking forward to helping the new boss ease into his role.

Read: Komphela downplays Chiefs departures

Komphela was named successor to Stuart Baxter at Naturena last week, with the former having quit his post at Maritzburg United to take up the reins with the Glamour Boys.

However, reports suggested the pair would be unable to work together due to previous differences of opinion, but Khumalo, who played alongside Komphela for Bafana Bafana during their playing days, insists that is simply not true.

"It's strange, because Steve is a colleague and a friend," Khumalo said in response to claims of a falling out.

"However, it also shows what's wrong in this country.

"Why can't we appreciate his appointment as the new Chiefs coach? I am happy for Steve to get the job.

"Of course, it's a huge and big step. But that's why the technical staff is there to help him.

"I know his mentality," he continued. "Whenever we met, often at the coaching courses, we have spoken for at least an hour, normally just about football.”

Khumalo added: "Steve is a very knowledgeable coach. He always came tops in the coaching courses."

 

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