The South African Football Association (SAFA) have named Molefi Ntseki as Bafana Bafana's new head coach.
"Molefi Ntseki has been appointed new Bafana Bafana coach. He was unanimously endorsed by the entire SAFA NEC," SAFA posted.
Molefi Ntseki has been appointed new Bafana Bafana coach.— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) August 31, 2019
He was unanimously endorsed by the entire SAFA NEC pic.twitter.com/s4qfgJDNqv
The 49-year-old from the Free State town of Botshabelo takes his first senior side seat after coming up the ranks as a youth coach. He started as head of youth at Bloemfontein Celtic before taking charge of South Africa's U17 side.
Ntseki's experience includes spells as Bafana's assistant coach under the likes of Shake Mashaba, Owe Da Gama (U23's) and most recently under Baxter.
Ntseki will begin his Bafana tenure in the international friendly against Zambia's Chipolopolo next Saturday 7 September in Lusaka.
Can the Ntseki successfully lead South Africa to AFCON 2021 and the FIFA 2022 World Cup? We'll have to watch on and wait.
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