Cape Town - Maritzburg United chairman Farook Kadodia has
revealed there is a lengthy queue of potential candidates to replace departed
coach Steve Komphela, and says he hopes to fill the vacancy by the end of the
Read: Many challenges for Komphela
The Team of Choice announced the departure of Komphela
earlier this week, with the coach then unveiled as the new Kaizer Chiefs boss
Kadodia says that applications have been pouring in from
South Africa and beyond the borders ever since the news was first revealed on
"We can't give any names, but there are a lot of
enquiries coming through, from both locally and internationally," he said.
"We have to scrutinise all the CVs we receive at the moment. We will decide
what's best for our club."
Kadodia also confirmed that he will not be tapping up any
coaches for the role, as was done to his former coach Komphela on several
occasions by other clubs during his 18-month stint in Pietermaritzburg.
"We're not going to head hunt and disturb another clubs
by taking a coach out of employment," he added.
"We have to look at
both local and foreign-based coaches to see exactly who is the best for the
"With the type of set-up we have here, we have to
really apply our minds to see who is the best guy that fits the role."
Assistant coach Mandla Ncikazi has been placed in temporary
charge and led the squad when they began pre-season training earlier this week.