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2 May 2022
9:57 am

Amrouche throws his name in the hat for Chiefs job – again

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'You must remember that (Orlando) Pirates also do not have a coach at the moment and he could (also) be headed there,' a source added.

Adel Amrouche would like the Kaizer Chiefs job, Phakaaathi has heard. Picture: Muzi Ntombela/Backpagepix.

With Kaizer Chiefs on a mission to find a quality coach to help rescue the side from the lengthy trophy drought, an old name has resurfaced as one of the candidates. 

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A source has told the Mgosi squad that former Bostwana national team coach Adel Amrouche is keen on the job. The Algerian was one of the coaches Chiefs were considering before hiring Gavin Hunt two years ago. 

“At the time I think what disqualified him was that he went public about the talks he had with Chiefs while they were supposed to be kept secret until the club makes an announcement. 

“He is currently in Dubai but will be in South Africa later this week or earlier next week. He hasn’t said what he will be here for but it is definitely to talk to one of the clubs. 

“You must remember that (Orlando) Pirates also do not have a coach at the moment and he could be headed there. But he did admit he would take the job at either of the two sides if it were offered,” said the source. 

Chiefs have had another disappointing, trophy-less season and recently