Middendorp sacked by Kaizer Chiefs
Kaizer Chiefs has decided to part ways with Ernst Middendorp with immediate effect after a meeting that took place yesterday afternoon.
Middendorp is a German football manager who has served as a football manager for the Premier Soccer League club, Kaizer Chiefs Football Club since 2018.
Chiefs released a statement yesterday, saying that the decision was made by Kaizer Chiefs Chairman, Kaizer Motaung, and the club’s management.
“We deliberated and considered many aspects related to the team, including our way of playing, our performances, and the results before coming to the decision,” said Motaung according to the statement.
Motaung further said they took this decision so that the team performs better again.
“We truly believed and hoped that our 50th anniversary year would be better, and it indeed looked promising. The decision taken is part of a strategy to have the team win trophies again and to make our supporters happy because they deserve better,” he said.
The new coach is said to be announced before the team returns for pre-season training, which will be the end of September.