SuperSport United’s Hunt for a Coach Continues, Interested in a Reunion With Former Manager Gavin Hunt

SuperSport United’s Hunt for a Coach Continues, Interested in a Reunion With Former Manager Gavin Hunt

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:06 PM
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  • SuperSport United are still on the hunt for a new coach after parting ways with Kaitano Tembo during the last season
  • Gavin Hunt has been without a job after he was released by Chippa United following a string of poor results
  • SuperSport United are rumoured to be interested in bringing back Gavin Hunt as their new head coach

SuperSport United could be looking to return to their glory days by bringing in the manager that led them there.

Matsatsantsa a Pitori have yet to appoint a new permanent manager after they parted with Katano Tembo last season.

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As reported by The South African, the Pretoria-based side could be looking at bringing back former manager, Gavin Hunt.

Matsatsantsa are expected to announce their new coach in the coming days, with numerous names being linked to the post. Andre Arendse has been serving as caretaker coach and will be looking to be permanently appointed.

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Hunt coached the side between 2007 and 2013 and guided them to three consecutive league titles during that period.

Hunt is a hugely successful coach who also won league honours with Bidvest Wits. He has been without a job since his last stint at Chippa United. Prior to that he also served as Kaizer Chiefs coach.

He has often taken to social media to comment on how much he misses being on the touchlines and expressed his eagerness to return to coaching.

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Royal AM will announce John Maduka’s successor next week.

The KwaZulu-Natal Club were originally due to announce a new coach yesterday, June 28, but will make the announcement on July 4 instead.

Gavin Hunt and former Lamontville Golden Arrows coach, Khabo Zondo, have been earmarked as possible choices.

Gavin Hunt jets off to England and prepares for an amazing and educational visit to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

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

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

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

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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.
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