Absa Premiership

Middendorp to coach Chippa

2014-12-26 18:09
Ernst Middendorp (Gallo)

Cape Town - Ernst Middendorp has been quoted in local media as saying he will be the new coach of Chippa United.

The German tactician was axed by Bloemfontein Celtic earlier this month but looks as though he will be back in the Premier Soccer League soon with the Port Elizabeth-based outfit.

It means a return to the sidelines for Roger Sikhakhane, who had been praised for his role in leading Chippa to eighth in the table at the festive season break.

Middendorp, known as a tough disciplinarian, has great experience in South Africa and the German Bundesliga and will arguably be the most accomplished coach Chippa have had in their short five-year history.

He has also previously coached at Kaizer Chiefs, Maritzburg United and Lamontville Golden Arrows in South Africa.

He was fired by Celtic after a run of no wins in four games as the new owners at Phunya Sele Sele, who had handed him a mandate of a top three finish, grew impatient.

Read more on:    chippa united  |  psl  |  ernst middendorp  |  soccer

 

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
11 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 22 February 2019
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Cape Town City v Maritzburg United, Athlone Stadium 15:30
Polokwane City v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Wits v Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Baroka FC, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v AmaZulu, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 24 February 2019
Bloemfontein Celtic v Free State Stars, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:30
Black Leopards v Highlands Park, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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