Aware that his job is always at stake, Chippa United manager Norman Mapeza has defended clubs that sacked coaches who are getting no results.
Training in soccer has gotten tougher as the competition gets tougher. Many teams grow every season and demand results in order to survive.
Many club bosses struggle to be patient with coaches, as we saw in the Premier Soccer League. Coaches are fired almost every month, especially this season.
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Mapeza are at a club known for regularly firing coaches but came to the club’s bosses’ defense after beating AmaZulu 2-0 at Princess Magogo Stadium for the first time.
“I’m tired of answering questions about what happened to the club in terms of coaching. I’m here to train,” he said.
“If the results don’t come, it’s normal for coaches to be fired. Nobody should stay in a coaching job if there is no result. So I’m one of them. If there are no results, I won’t be shocked like me should be.” fired, it’s normal. “
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Mapenza said their first win was long overdue because they improved and it was only a matter of time and he hoped they could build on it.
“Sometimes you need luck in football. We weren’t lucky in our last games. The boys delivered and they were finally rewarded. We can only hope that this win will boost their confidence in the future.”
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The next game of the Chilli Boys is on November 27th against Black Leopards at home. They are at the bottom of the Absa Premiership log, four points behind their closest relegation rivals.