Sinky Mnisi Confirms New Royal AM Coach Will Be Named Soon As Dan Malesela Remains Favourite for the Post

Sinky Mnisi Confirms New Royal AM Coach Will Be Named Soon As Dan Malesela Remains Favourite for the Post

  • Royal AM CEO Sinky Mnisi confirmed that the club's new coach will be announced soon following John Maduka's resignation
  • Sinky Mnisi promised that Royal AM would hire a local coach who understood the way South African football is played
  • Dan Malesela is without a job ever since Marumo Gallants opted to let him go, and remains favourite for the Royal AM job

The new coach of Royal AM will officially be unveiled at the end of the month.

The KwaZulu-Natal club’s CEO Sinky Mnisi confirmed that the side would unveil the new coach on June 28.

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Sinky Mnisi confirmed that the new Royal AM coach will be unveiled at the end of the month, with Dan Malesela favourite to take on the job. Image: @SNLWA/@_Marumogallants
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Royal AM have been without a manager since John Maduka suddenly resigned to join Maritzburg United.

Speaking with Andile Ncube on Sports Night Amplified, Mnisi confirmed that the new coach will be announced soon and that it would be a local coach.

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He added that they wanted a coach who understood the way the team played and didn’t want someone who practised “helicopter football.”

Former Marumo Gallants manager, Dan Malesela, remains favourite for the post. Malesela is also looking for a new club after Gallants opted not to renew his contract. Dan Dance has also been linked with Orlando Pirates.

SABC Sport reported that Malesela could soon take over the hot seat before the new season starts. Mnisi confirmed that they had spoken with Malesela’s agent but not with him directly.

“‘Dan Dance is one of the best coaches in South Africa. I spoke to his agent but not much was discussed.”

Mnisi added that they wanted a South African coach who understood South African football. He also dispelled any rumours that the club had approached Gavin Hunt and Owen de Gama for the post.

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While Dan Malesela definitely fits the bill, so does another South African coach looking for a job. Pitso Mosimane has expressed interest in returning to South Africa and is still without a new club.

Royal AM CEO Sinky Mnisi raises red flags around Kaizer Chiefs' recent acquisition of Dillon Solomons

There could be trouble at Kaizer Chiefs if Sinky Mnisi is to be believed. The Royal AM CEO dropped a bombshell which got many tongues wagging and many football fans curious.

Mnisi was a guest on Sports Night Amplified and chatting with host Andile Ncube when he alluded to the fact that there could be more to the story with Kaizer Chiefs’ latest signing.

Mnisi mentioned that there could be a story unfolding and that people needed to watch this space. He added that due process needed to be followed with regard to the matter.

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Dillon Solomons' agent rubbishes Sinky Mnisi's claims regarding the player's transfer to Kaizer Chiefs

Dillon Solomons’ agent isn’t taking Sinky Mnisi’s claims lying down.

The Royal AM CEO set tongues wagging yesterday when he claimed that there could be more than meets the eye with regards to Dillon Solomons’ transfer to Kaizer Chiefs.

Solomons was unveiled as a new Chiefs player on Monday by the club, but his agent Grant Nieuwenhuys claimed that there was nothing to be concerned about regarding the transfer.

Source: SportsBrief.com