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Mngqithi back at Arrows

By Sapa | Oct 23, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 32 ]

Golden Arrows have regained the services of former coach Manqoba Mngqithi, the Premiership club announced.

Mngqithi replaces Muhsin Ertugral who stepped down from the position on Monday.

"Lamontville Golden Arrows welcome back Manqoba Mngqithi who was an important part of the growth of the Arrows team both as regards with the identification of young talent and the development of the Arrows style," the club said on their website.

"It is fantastic to have him back with us and we are certain the club can expect an immediate, and positive, change not only in the way we play but the results achieved."

Mngqithi, a former Arrows and AmaZulu mentor who helped Chippa United gain Premiership status this season, was fired by the newcomers in August just two games into the league campaign.

Ertugral said on Monday he hoped the side would recover from a run of poor form, handing in his resignation one year after taking the post.

Arrows were lying 13th in the league table ahead of this weekend's eighth round of matches, and were eliminated in the first round of the Telkom Knockout last week after a 3-1 defeat to Free State Stars in Bethlehem.

"It is always difficult to make decisions such as these but I honestly believe I am acting in the best interests of everyone here," Ertugral said.

"I know that there is appreciation for the fact that I have put the interests of the club first.

"The current situation is not through lack of trying or anything like that.

"When results are not forthcoming it becomes a situation which one needs to be realistic about, and make decisions which are for the good of the entire club."

Ertugal said he believed the side could achieve more under new management.

"Sometimes a change can have a positive effect and change the fortunes of a club," he said.

"This is a club which has great potential and I believe it is only a question of time before things improve.

"I have enjoyed my time here and worked well with the management and the players."

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Mangoba has gone full circle

Oct 23, 2012 12:43 | 0 replies

"Mngqithi, a former Arrows and AmaZulu mentor who helped Chippa United gain Premiership status this season, was fired by the newcomers in August just two games into the league campaign."
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@SOWETAN
Is that so??? Please do your research before print mn. Poor Journalism at its best

Oct 23, 2012 2:15 | 0 replies

@DeOvi
@Phuphethakatha
@-Cl!ck-
I think this coach is way better than Roger that!!.. I mean, how could you name your child after a radio-signal??..

K4L.. Till I buy myself a walkie-talkie and call a Pie-Ny@ope's girlfriend via the device.. Roger That!!
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Radio signal was named after a person and not the other way round. You want to tell me that Zulu is named after a radio signal? I don't think you click...
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Champ where were u yesterday wen DTC-OIF(Operation Ignore F00ls) was establixed ..........Clicks is one of the f00ls u xud ignore wen talking soccer
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Thanks Champ, I was not aware. Phambili nge DTC - OIF! Haters should be ignored - they don't make a valuable input to our cause, just jealous!!!

Oct 23, 2012 2:18 | 0 replies

I asked U when U hired Baxter as ur head coach that since he coached many clubs and national teams, what exactly did he achieved? and U said that he is gonna help Chiefs winning things again. U see, he already lost 2 cups at a knockout stage, so what?

Oct 23, 2012 2:18 | 0 replies

Surely there is shortage of soccer coaches in this country. May be one needs to follow this career. Its easy because one get a boot this side and be hired immediately on the other side. These morons do not give a damn even when their teams are not performing.

Haikona man!!!

Oct 23, 2012 2:22 | 0 replies

This coach is overated , I mean this guy was given enough chance by Amazulu but did not achieve anything , He was not fired @ Golden arrows he said he needed a challenge He will only coach kwazulu natal teams , Tribilist. You cant compare muhsin etugral achievement with mqithi , He is boy in terms of achievement.

Oct 23, 2012 2:28 | 0 replies

Give a guy a break how many coachiz in SA whu has gone tru team prostutution haibo.

Oct 23, 2012 2:38 | 0 replies

Mngqithi, a former Arrows and AmaZulu mentor who helped Chippa United gain Premiership status this season, was fired by the newcomers in August just
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this is so f%$#ken untrue what the hell...Nxx

Oct 23, 2012 2:43 | 0 replies

"Mngqithi, a former Arrows and AmaZulu mentor who helped Chippa United gain Premiership status this season, was fired by the newcomers in August just two games into the league campaign."

Poor journalism, Mngqithi was not involved when Chippa got promotion. Roger Sikhakhane was the coach when Chippa got promoted. Yekelani imbamba Sowetan journalists

Oct 23, 2012 2:45 | 0 replies

Welcome back to the real home, you warmly welcomed. This your home and come bring the outclassed perfomance

Oct 23, 2012 2:50 | 0 replies

merry-go-round!

Oct 23, 2012 4:10 | 0 replies