Steve Komphela joins Sundowns
As one of the best coaches in Mzansi football, Steve Komphela will be joining Mamelodi Sundowns as their new senior coach. The 53 year old announced his departure from Golden Arrows on Monday morning in a statement.
Komphela will be filling in Pitso Mosimane’s shoes as a senior coach alongside joint head coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena.
“I have been given an exciting opportunity to join Mamelodi Sundowns as senior coach and to work with its joint head coaches, Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena,” Komphela said in a statement released on Monday.
“I look forward to this exciting challenge and hope to contribute to the growth and success of Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa and on the African continent,” read the statement.
Steve Komphela also expresses how appreciative he is to Golden Arrows’ boss, Mato Madlala for giving him the opportunity to be a part of their club.
“I would like to express my deep gratitude to the chairperson of Lamontville Golden Arrows, Mato Madlala and to Golden Arrows FC for their support and encouragement to me whilst I was head coach of Golden Arrows,” the statement continued.
“Mato Madlala contributed to my growth in football and I will forever be grateful to her and Golden Arrows,” the statement concluded.
Komphela joins Mamelodi Sundowns just two weeks before the start of the PSL season.