Chippa United chairperson Chippa Mpengesi
is delighted to have Rulani Mokwena at the club and described his
arrival as a breath of fresh air.
The 33-year-old Mokwena left Orlando Pirates to take over the reins
at the Chilli Boys until the end of the season and the young tactician
also brought along his 23-year-old assistant coach.
Mpangesi has welcomed the injection of youth in the backroom staff
and says he looks forward to a bright new future with a new perspective.
"Yes, we've done enough now with old school guys [coaches]. Football
now has changed; there's a little bit of technology; there's a little
bit of understanding how the opponents play," said Mpengesi, as quoted
"Gone are those days where a coach will say, 'I'm only worried about my team I'm not worried about the opponent.'
"So, coach Rulani, with all his experience at Mamelodi Sundowns and
Pirates, he has really brought a fresh breath now in our team. He
brought the young guys, there is one who was born in 1997 - the
"For me, it's the first time I have a coach who is younger than me, so I enjoy this, and I wish him all the best."
- TEAMtalk media