Cape Town - Chippa
United have released a statement confirming the appointment of Ernst Middendorp
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Chippa United confirms the appointment of German-born Ernst Middendorp as head
coach with immediate effect.
Middendorp has agreed to a six-months contract with Chippa United with an
option to renew at the end of the 2014-2015 Absa Premiership season.
Middendorp brings in a
wealth of experience after having coached Bloemfontein Celtic, Golden Arrows,
Maritzburg United and Kaizer Chiefs.
Middendorp will start
his new job as Chippa United coach on Monday, 5 January 2015 where he will be
introduced to the players.
Middendorp will have
almost a month to instill his own style at Chippa United.
Chilli Boys’ first
match of the second round is against University of Pretoria away at Tuks
Stadium on 10 February before lacing up against Maritzburg United at home at
the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium where Middendorp will face his former club.
The Chilli boys
chairman said they would not like to disappoint Eastern Cape people who have
been rallying behind Chippa United.
The Chilli Boys will
play some of their home matches at the buffalo park Stadium in East London as
part of their drive to confirm their loyalty to Eastern Cape people who have
not disappointed in supporting the club through thick and thin.
The Chairman would
like to thank Roger Sikhakhane for all the hard work he has contributed to the
success of the club.”