Absa Premiership

Comitis confirms Tinkler as new coach

2016-06-17 12:04
Eric Tinkler (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - New Mpumalanga Black Aces owner John Comitis confirmed that Eric Tinkler has been appointed as the club's new head coach.

This comes days after Orlando Pirates announced the appointment of Muhsin Ertugral as the new Orlando Pirates coach.

Comitis has revealed that Tinkler will join the new Cape Town based club on a three-year contract ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.

"I, John Comitis is happy to disclose and announce that the Head Coach of the new Club in Cape Town will be Eric Tinkler," read the statement.

"It is seldom that you find a South African Head Coach that has played at the highest level of Football in the EPL and in the Serie A League.

"But to add to that the has the highest level of qualification - UEFA Pro License.

"We have committed ourselves to a 3 year contract and we are positive that his experience coupled with his knowledge will assist us to build this Club from the ground up.

"His recent success in the African Cup are well documented and this bodes well with our future ambitions.

"Eric Tinkler Cape Town Welcomes You!!!"

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