Swallows FC have confirmed former Bafana Bafana coach Steve Komphela as their new head coach for the 2023/24 season.
“We want to take Swallows FC to the next level and we are very excited to have attracted the services of Coach Komphela,” read a statement from the club.
“We appreciate the professional manner in which Mamelodi Sundowns FC managed these negotiations.
“Coach Musa Nyatama remains a special pillar of our team and his willingness to learn and work closer with an experienced Coach like Steve Komphela is highly appreciated.”
Mamelodi Sundowns also realised a short statement wishing the coach well in his new venture.
“Mamelodi Sundowns wishes Steve Komphela success with his new job. Mamelodi Sundowns today expressed its best wishes to Steve Komphela on his appointment as the Head Coach of Swallows FC.”
The Chairman of Mamelodi Sundowns, Tlhopie Motsepe said: “Steve Komphela served Mamelodi Sundowns with loyalty and devotion and will always be a member of the Mamelodi Sundowns Family. We wish him everything of the best.”
Welcome to The Nest Coach Steve Komphela 🐦🐦🐦 pic.twitter.com/rcInfwq46O— Moroka SwallowsFC (@Moroka_Swallows) July 2, 2023