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Monday, 20 November 2023 13:11

Sekhukhune United appoint Seema as the new head coach.

By Lehlohonolo Lehana.

Sekhukhune United Football Club have announced the appointment of Lehlohonolo Seema as the club's new head coach following the departure of Brandon Truter.

"Sekhukhune United Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Lehlohonolo Seema as Head Coach effective immediately," read a statement from Sekhukhune on Monday.

Seema, who left Polokwane City last week, replaces Truter who was let go by Babina Noko also last week, after a poor start to the 2023/24 DStv Premiership season.

Commenting on his appointment, Seema said he there is lot ahead of him and his technical team, therefore they have to hit the ground running.

"I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Chairman,  Simon Malatji for having afforded me an opportunity to lead the team," said Seema.

"I'm most appreciative of how the negotiations between my management team and the Club were handled, in a respectable and candid manner. There is obviously a lot ahead of us and therefore I have to hit the ground running."

"I don't wish to make any promises except to offer my work ethic and dedication to the Club and its supporters."

Seema's first game in charge of Sekhukhune will be against RS Berkane in a Caf Confederation Cup Group D clash away in Morocco on Sunday.

Seema, who played at centre back for Bloemfontein Celtic and Orlando Pirates and captained his country, first coached at Celtic, alongside John Maduka, before spells at Chippa United, Black Leopards, Lamontville Golden Arrows, Chippa again and Polokwane City. He has taken charge of a total of 153 matches in the top flight of South African football.