Official: Leopards appoint new coach

Premiership can reveal that Black Leopards have appointed Alan Clark as head coach until the end of the season.

Clark was appointed as caretaker coach at Leopards after the club suspended Johnson last month.

Leopards have been vague about their intentions with Johnson but the coach has since confirmed that he has officially parted ways with the club.

READ: Cavin: What happened in Venda stays in Venda

Former AmaZulu assistant coach Clark has now been handed the coaching reins at Lidoda Duvha until the end of the season, according to a senior Leopards official.

"We have reached the decision to appoint Allan Clark as head coach until the end of the season," the official tells

"The ball is now in his court to prove himself as a coach and secure the position for next season."

READ: 'Nobody around Thidiela knows anything'

Meanwhile, Leopards have reserved 18 000 tickets for their big Absa Premiership clash against Orlando Pirates at Thohoyandou Stadium on Sunday (15h30).

"Ten thousand tickets are still available," the official confirms. "We urge our fans to rush and buy the tickets to avoid last-minute disappointment."

NOW READ: Leopards: Dax ban 'nothing to do with us'