Makhubele gets Leopards job

Abel Makhubele the caretaker coach for Black Leopards

Posted: 9 January 2013 Time: 05:35 pm

Black Leopards have announced the appointment of Abel Makhubele as the caretaker coach for the rest of the season following the departure of Ian Palmer last month. 

Makhubele has been an assistant coach at the club since the beginning of last season, but has now been tasked with leading the team.

The 38-year-old becomes the third coach to take charge at Leopards this season after Sunday Chidzambga and Palmer, who has since joined Santos.

According to a statement on the club’s website, “Makhubele has now been at the club for two seasons, and has proved to be diligent, knowledgeable coach, who has a great working relationship with technical director Sunday Chidzambga. He is familiar with the culture of the team and is great with the youngsters at the club – hence it was not a very difficult decision for management to appoint him to the position.”

Makhubele has never coached in the PSL prior to his arrival at Leopards, but had been heavily involved in the Limpopo development structures.

Article by: Lovemore Moyo

Previous comments on this story...

Nebo
posted: 05:43 pm
Black and Gold 's de Animal 's favourite colour.
Lungzela
posted: 05:47 pm
Nnnnxxxx, who cares about this circus team wena Idiotor???
Khosi Rebuild 2012/2013
posted: 08:06 pm
Gud luck,make us happy
metro
posted: 09:05 pm
C'mon now, we all know this is one team that a coach is only good as his last game.
T'zozo
posted: 08:14 am
Black Leopards are truly a mickey mouse team. A circus that will put Boswell and Wilkie to shame. I have no doubt that the reason they had to settle for Makhubela is that coaches no longer want to be associated with this team. I hear that their former coach Heric refused to go back and instead chose to join a second division team.
'Khosi by Nature
posted: 08:59 am
Yo ! Abel is still around in soccer ? I used to admire this Guy while he was playing for my senior team (Robertsham Callies) with the likes of Nicky Shaw ... how time flys!

All the best Bra Abe !!!
Tihosi
posted: 10:07 am
Good luck home boy all the best of luck mfana
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