Ertugral linked with Chiefs return as Ntseki’s future up in the air
It's widely anticipated that Ntseki and the club will come to an amicable agreement to part ways.
Ntseki Molefi escorted by police during the 2023 Carling Black Label Knockout match between Kaizer Chiefs and AmaZulu at the FNB Stadium, on Saturday. (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)
A major coaching shakeup is on the horizon for Kaizer Chiefs, as coach Molefi Ntseki is scheduled for a crucial meeting with the club this week to determine his future.
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The situation escalated after Ntseki faced objects thrown by the club’s fans once again following a demoralizing 1-0 loss to AmaZulu FC in the Carling Knockout Cup over the weekend.
This marked the third such incident this season, and Ntseki has openly expressed that it’s taking a toll on him and his family.
It’s widely anticipated that Ntseki and the club will come to an amicable agreement to part ways.
According to a source close to Mgosi Squad, the need for change has been evident for some time now. And while the management didn’t want to seem neglectful of the coach, it’s now clear that changes are essential.
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The pressing issue now is deciding who should take over as head coach. One option being considered is moving Cavin Johnson (below) from his role as the head of the academy to the position of first-team coach.
However, the name of Muhsin Ertugral has also been floated as a potential candidate.
Ertugral’s track record suggests he could be the one brought in, as he has the potential to secure at least one cup and end the trophy drought.