Gavin Hunt Jets Off to England, Prepares for Amazing and Educational Visit to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

Gavin Hunt Jets Off to England, Prepares for Amazing and Educational Visit to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:00 PM
In this article:
English Premier League logo
ENG Premier League
South Africa Premier Soccer League logo
ZA Premier League
South Africa
  • Gavin Hunt is on his way to England, where he will learn from the best as he visits Manchester City
  • Gavin Hunt is most excited to learn from Pep Guardiola during his upcoming visit to the Etihad in England
  • Gavin Hunt will spend his time learning from the technical team as well as attending training sessions

The big day has finally arrived for South Africa’s Gavin Hunt.

The former SuperSport United coach is on his way to England, where he will spend two weeks studying Manchester City’s way of operations.

Gavin Hunt, Jets Off, England, Prepares, Amazing, Educational, Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, Soccer, Sport, Football, South Africa
Gavin Hunt will learn from the best as he visits Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. Image: @gavinhunt12
Source: Twitter

Hunt took to Twitter to confirm that he was indeed going to England.

As reported by, Hunt is excited by the trip and looks forward to meeting Pep Guardiola.

"I am going to be around the fitness and training team. But obviously, the most important meeting will be with Pep [Guardiola] himself.
"They are busy, but I will be with the first team and going to their training session in the two days, I have seen in the itinerary that they’ve given me a slot there and there is time,"

Hunt is eager to experience the professionalism and see how things are run at the club compared to how clubs are run in South Africa.

“ We can’t compare the facilities and things like that, but we can compare the training sessions and methodology."

The trip was initially scheduled to take place just after the African Cup of Nations, but finally, Hunt is living his dream.

With the newfound experience and knowledge he receives during the trip, Hunt will be hoping to put to good use with a new club.

He has been without a coaching role since he was let go by Chippa United at the end of 2021.

Gavin Hunt ponders his next coaching job, shares a joke about joining Pitso Mosimane in the Egyptian Premier League

Gavin Hunt is still without a club to coach, despite achieving so much in his 30 years of coaching. Hunt has been without a club since his last stint with Chippa United last season, Sports Brief earlier reported.

There have been rumours that Gavin Hunt could end up at Orlando Pirates, should Mandla Ncikazi and Fadlu Davids be let go from their duties at the Buccaneers.

Hunt recently shared a light-hearted moment with Pitso Mosimane. The Al Ahly manager teased that Gavin Hunt should come to try his hand in the Egyptian Premier League, The South African reported.

Byron Pillay photo
Byron Pillay
Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
Pep GuardiolaSouth Africa