Eric Tinkler has been named as the new coach at Chippa United hours after the Port Elizabeth-based club showed Dan Malesela the door. United COO Lukhanyo Mzini confirmed Malesela’s departure in a statement on Wednesday in which Tinkler’s arrival was also announced. "Chippa United hereby confirm that it has parted ways with head coach Dan Malesela‚" Mzini said. "The club would like to thank coach Dan for his contribution to the club over the past and current season and wish him the best with his future endeavours. "The club furthermore wishes to confirm the appointment of Eric Tinkler. "No stranger to the premiership‚ coach Tinkler has had an illustrious career at the helm of top clubs including Orlando Pirates‚ Cape Town City‚ and SuperSport United‚ achieving several milestones‚ including guiding both Pirates and SuperSport to Confederations finals and leading the Citizens to a Telkom Knockout Cup title plus a third-place finish in the league in the 2016/2017 season. "The club belie...

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