Bantu sack Mojakhomo
BANTU have fired head-coach Katiso Mojakhomo less than three months into his threeyear contract.
The 2013/14 premier league champions have had an indifferent start to the season, leading to Mojakhomo’s dismissal on Monday this week.
A Matšo Matebele are sixth on the 14-team premier league table following two wins, two draws and one loss.
Mojakhomo took over from Motlatsi Shale at the start of the 2015/16 season after Bantu decided not to retain their league-winning coach.
According to the club’s public relations officer, Motlatsi Mofokeng, the club had decided to part ways with Mojakhomo due to lack of results.
Mofokeng told the
on Tues- day: “We have parted ways with Ntate Mojakhomo due to the team’s poor performance especially the goalless draw against Liphakoe at the weekend.
“The management had to take such a drastic measure because Bantu is a big brand with a huge following and the poor results were not acceptable to all the club’s stakeholders.”
Mofokeng said technical director and team manager, Caswell Moru and Mosito Matela respectively, would be in charge until a new coach has been appointed.
“Bantu is all about results and the team must perform week-in-and-week-out. Unfortunately, this was not happening under Ntate Mojakhomo and worst of all, the team was so poor against Liphakoe on Sunday. We did not event take a single shot at goal and at that point, we all felt something had to be done as the team had reached its lowest point,” said Mofokeng.
“Management held numerous meetings before the decision to let the coach go was made; there were concerns about the way the team was playing. The club had lost its identity and like I said, our play was very poor.”
Contacted for comment, Mojakhomo con- firmed his departure from Bantu but would not go into details.
“All I can tell you is I have parted ways with Bantu and it’s all in the past now,” Mojakhomo said.
“There is nothing more to say; now I’m focusing on the future.”
Mojakhomo joined Bantu from LCS where he had been head-coach for one-and-a-half seasons.
He also had a short stint with Lioli in the 2011/12 season before returning to LCS where he started his coaching career as an assistant.