Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
2 minute read
16 Sep 2019
4:33 pm

Chippa lead and others follow

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

The news that Chippa United chairman Chippa Mpengesi has fired Clinton Larsen did not come as a surprise to me because Mpengesi was always expected to fire the coach before the end of the season.

Cavin Johnson with Clinton Larsen during the Absa Premiership match between Golden Arrows and AmaZulu FC at Princess Magogo Stadium on September 17, 2017 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

It is always a matter of WHEN and not IF when it comes to the Chilli Boys. With the Port Elizabeth side firing Larsen after five games without a win this season, one can expect more clubs to sack their coaches. In fact, on the same day of Larsen’s sacking, AmaZulu followed suit by firing Cavin Johnson, so you see, Chippa always set the trend when it comes to firing of coaches. Mpengesi could be likened to a brave young boy who jumps into the river first before all the other mischievous boys who come to the river side to...