Komphela confirms Sundowns move


Steve Komphela has confirmed that he will join Mamelodi Sundowns after his sudden resignation at Golden Arrows on Sunday.

After finishing 12th with Arrows in the 2019/20 season, KickOff.com revealed on Sunday that he had resigned at the KwaZulu-Natal outfit after receiving an offer from the reigning champions.

With Rhulani Mokwena and Manqoba Mngqithi replacing Pitso Mosimane as joint head coaches, their assistant roles had been vacated, which the 53-year-old is set to assume.

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"I would like to express my deep gratitude to the Chairperson of Lamontville Golen Arrows, Mato Madlala and to Golden Arrows FC for their support and encouragement whilst I was the head coach," the statement read.

"Mato Madlala and Arrows contributed to my development and growth in football and I will forever be grateful to her and Golden Arrows.

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"I have been given an exciting opportunity to join Mamelodi Sundowns as a senior coach to work with its joint head coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena.

"I look forward to this exciting challenge and hope to contribute to the growth and success of Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa and on the African continent."

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