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CT City’s New Head of Youth Confirmed

Former Ubuntu Football coach and academy director Moritz Kossmann, who has become a regular columnist in the iDiski Times newspaper, has joined Cape Town City as their DStv Diski Challenge coach and Head of Youth.

The master tactician has been with Ubuntu as a head coach for the last three years, and his side finished finished fifth, third and second in the ABC Motsepe Motsepe League in the Western Cape, missing out on the play-offs to Young Bafana.

Kossmann also won two regional Engen Knockout Challenges and one provincial Engen Champ Of Champs tournament during his spell at the club.

He will now head over to Cape Town City and take up the role as DDC coach as well as Head of Youth.

Speaking with iDiski Times, Kossmann was delighted for the opportunity to join the Citizens but also thanked Ubuntu Football Academy for his time there.

“I’m tremendously excited for the new challenge at Cape Town City. Getting to work with and learn from some amazing people is something I’m really looking forward to,” Koss told this publication.

“I am [also] extremely thankful for six amazing years at Ubuntu Football. I was afforded an amazing opportunity to work with some fantastic, talented players. Throughout my time I was able to develop myself as a coach through working with them.”

While City are yet to publicly announce Kossmann’s arrival, Ubuntu sent a farewell message to their former coach and academy director on Wednesday.

“We are so thankful for people that give years of their life to serving the mission and vision of Ubuntu Football and the young men in the program. Last week we said farewell to Coach Moritz Kossmann who did this for six years with excellence, diligence, and creativity,” Ubuntu stated.

“We are better because of his time with us and he will always be part of the Ubuntu Football Family.

“Moritz is moving to join Cape Town City FC as their DDC head coach and Technical Head of Youth, and we wish Moritz all the best in this next step of his career.”

You can also read Kossmann’s latest column, with advice on starting pre-season as a head coach, in edition 110 of the iDiski Times newspaper – available to read for free on our website.

Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco is one of South Africa's brightest up-and-coming football journalists. Makonco shot to prominence on social media as a reliable source for South African football news and transfer stories, and is currently working as a junior journalist at iDiski Times.