Tembo Shockingly Fired on Christmas Day After Chiefs Loss

Struggling DStv Premiership side Richards Bay announced the dismissal of head coach Kaitano Tembo on Christmas Day.

The Zimbabwean mentor joined the Natal Rich Boys this season but has faced challenges in achieving positive results.

Richards Bay Football Club announced the departure of Coach Kaitano Tembo.

Richards Bay FC announce the departure of Coach Tembo.

He took over from Vasili Manousakis at the club.

Currently, Richards Bay occupies the 15th position in the DStv Premiership standings with only two victories from 15 matches.

Club statement about Tembo

“Richards Bay Football Club would like to announce the release of the head coach Mr. Kaitano Tembo with immediate effect.

“The club would like to thank the coach for his contribution during this season. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Vusumuzi Vilakazi has been appointed as the interim head coach.

“Senior coach Mr. Vusi Vilakazi will take over the first team until further notice,” concluded the statement.

Richards Bay will next face high-flying second-placed SuperSport United on Saturday, 30 December.

Kick-off at the King Zwelithini Stadium is at 15:30.

The decision to part ways with head coach Kaitano Tembo reflects Richards Bay Football Club’s commitment to addressing the challenges it has faced in the DStv Premiership.

Despite the struggles, the club acknowledges and appreciates Tembo’s contributions during the season.

The appointment of Vusumuzi Vilakazi as interim head coach signals a new chapter for the team as they strive to improve their standing in the league.

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