Chippa Announce Shock Decision

Author: iDiski Times
 | Date: July 8, 2022

Chippa United have announced that interim coach Kurt Lentjies was placed on special leave.

The Chilliboys have not announced a permanent replacement of Gavin Hunt but former player Lentjies had done outstandingly well to secure the club’s top-flight status and was expected to get the job permanently.

However, on Friday, Chippa confirmed that Lentjies was placed on special leave.

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“This serves to advise that Chippa United Football Club is still in the process of deliberating the vacancy of the head coach position. Since the departure of Coach Gavin Hunt, the Club has not permanatly filled the vacancy. During this period player Kurt Lentjies acted as the interim coach,” reads a statement by the club.

“Whilst pondering the way forward on the head coaching position and holding interviews etc. and allowing the process to take place In the most fair manner, the club has taken a decision to place Kurt Lentjies, who naturally has an interest in the matter, on special leave.

“The Club will issue a statement upon its decision on the way forward.”

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