CT Spurs lining up big names for head coach job

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Cape Town Spurs are being linked with some big names in local football circles to fill the club's vacant head coach job.

Mabhuti Khenyeza, Dan 'Dance' Malesela and Gordon Igesund are the leading candidates to fill the vacant job as the Urban Warriors aim to win back promotion to the top-flight.

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On Monday the club sacked head coach Dylan Deane following a dismal start to the current campaign.

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According to sources, the high-profile trio top of the club's management wish-list.

The experienced Igesund is thought of as the leading candidate as he resides in Cape Town and is currently without a club.

But according to rumours coming from the Ikamva corridors, the Urban Warriors have set their eyes on current Golden Arrows assistant coach Mabhuti Khenyeza for the position.

Khenyeza, a former striker enjoys a good relationship with the Efstathiou family having previously worked together at Ajax Cape Town when still a player.

Besides serving as an assistant at clubs like AmaZulu FC, the former Kaizer Chiefs forward also worked as a head coach at TS Galaxy FC.

Malesela is being considered for his ability to develop young players.

"The club's office desk is full of CVs at the moment from local coaches and overseas coaches," a source reveals to KickOff.Com.

"So the job is in demand that's what I can say. Most of the South African coaches that are out of work, the club have their CVs.

"They must fit into the vision of the club and what it stands for, and be happy to work with youngsters when they need to, you know the club's philosophy.

"There are also one or two guys from Holland that know us, that want to come and live here in Cape Town and their demands are reasonable."

Spurs sit currently 15th on the log table with just 7 points from 8 matches played.

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