- John Maduka enjoyed great success as coach of Royal Am but opted to resign from Shauwn Mkhize's side
- Royal AM remained silent when the rumours broke on Monday that John Maduka had resigned from the club
- Maritzburg United held a special press briefing today in which they announced John Maduka as the new head coach
John Maduka is officially the new coach of Maritzburg United.
The former Royal AM manager was unveiled as the new manager at a special press conference today.
Rumours were circulating from Monday that Maduka had resigned from his post at the Shauwn Mkhize’s side, but it was never confirmed, iDiski Times reported.
Maduka has signed a three-year contract with the Team of Choice and will start at the club ahead of the 2022/23 Dstv Premiership season.
Ditheko Mototo was also announced as the First Assistant.
Maduka enjoyed a stellar season at Royal AM and led Shauwn Mkhize’s side to a third-place finish in the league. They also reached the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup.
Royal AM's Shauwn Mkhize remains silent despite rumours stating that John Maduka handed in his resignation
Royal AM are yet to comment on rumours that coach John Maduka has resigned. Maduka led the club to an impressive third place in the DStv Premiership last season.
KickOff reported yesterday that Maduka handed in his resignation and was going to take over the vacant post at Maritzburg United. Maritzburg United are without a coach after they parted ways with Ernst Middendorp.
Royal AM CEO Sinky Mnisi refused to comment on the news, while owner, Shauwn Mkhize, also hasn’t shed insight into the matter, iDsiki Times reported.
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The question around whether Samir Nurković has signed for Royal AM remains.
The Serbian striker was the subject of much transfer speculation yesterday as news broke that he had signed a big-money deal with Shauwn Mkhize’s Royal AM side.
Royal AM’s Chief Executive Officer Sinky Mnisi has now also rubbished the reports of the Serbian’s signing, Goal.com reported.