Polokwane City head coach Clinton
Larsen has joined the chorus of voices proclaiming the Rulani Mokwena
will be a good fit at Chippa United.
Larsen coached Chippa himself in 2019 but left after a string of poor
results, so is well aware the pressures that come with the role at the
Armed with this knowledge, he is confident Mokwena is destined to
succeed where he did not - even though the former Pirates coach
struggled when handed the reins at the Soweto giants.
Following his failed stint at Bucs, Rulani reportedly headed to
Europe to further his coaching qualifications and has returned to South
Africa to take charge at the Chilli Boys.
Local football is currently split with some confident Mokwena will
succeed while the rest believe he won't last very long at all.
"I often read 'don't pack your bags' or something," said Larsen, according to KickOff.
"Listen, Rulani's got to believe in himself. He's a very talented young coach. He's going to have ups and downs in his career.
"He has already had some downs but I'm sure soon he will bounce back
and do well. He is very intelligent, very talented and you know as
coaches sometimes like players you've got to find the right fit.
"Maybe Chippa is the right fit, who knows? Time will tell, so yeah I
wish him all the best. It's not going to be easy but all the best
- TEAMtalk media