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Maritzburg confirm De Sa appointment

Maritzburg confirm De Sa appointment

Premiership outfit Maritzburg United have confirmed the appointment of former Ajax Cape Town boss Roger De Sa as their new head coach.

The 52-year-old was unveiled by the club at Harry Gwala Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, after putting pen to paper on a three-year contract.

Prior to his stint as Ajax coach, Mozambique-born De Sa was in charge of Orlando Pirates, Wits and Santos.

Speaking to the assembled press at his unveiling, De Sa said: "Given my relationship with the chairman this was always going to happen at some stage. I had a few offers, happy to be here.

"The club has a good squad. It also has the best fan base in the country. They get behind this team in a big way.

"Exciting times for me. The target is to first get to 30 points but we want more than that. We want to compete."

Club chairman Farook Kadodia added: "It was important for us to carefully select this appointment.

"Fadlu Davids did an impeccable job in keeping the team in the top 8.

"Roger and I go back 10 years in football business. We have a coach who we believe has great quality."

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