AmaZulu coaching changes afoot

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AmaZulu are set to make some changes within their technical team as the return of the 2019/20 PSL season draws nearer.

The League's board of governors is set to meet online on Tuesday to map out the way forward for the remainder of the season, after government last week issued the green light for their return-to-play proposal.

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The meeting has a lot riding on it, with AmaZulu set to make some key decisions on the future of suspended coach Jozef Vukusic and interim coach Moeneeb Josephs.

Vukusic was removed from duty two weeks before the Covid-19 panemic halted football across the country in March, and was replaced by Ayanda Dlamini on a temporary basis.

KickOff.com can confirm that the club's management met with the Slovakian tactician last week to discuss his future and a definitive decision is imminent.

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"The decision of the head coach is still unclear, as you know the managenent are handling that matter," Usuthu's media officer Brilliant Mkhathini tells this website.

It has also since been confirmed that Josephs will not return to the pitch in the club's colours beyond the expiry of his contract on Tuesday, while a decision on his future as assistant coach to Dlamini will rest on the outcome of the BOG meeting.

"Josephs won't be extending [his contract] as a player but his future with the club will be decided once we know everything [from the League's perspective]," Mkhathini adds.

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Meanwhile, the club is also expected to confirm the exits of Nhlanhla Vilakazi and Michael Morton, whose contracts are up on Tuesday.

Thembela Sikhakhane, who was on loan from Orlando Pirates, could yet earn a permanent deal with the KwaZulu-Natal outfit as his contract with his parent club also lapses today.

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