Highlands Park Confirmation: Coach Steps Down
Highlands Park Confirm Technical Team Changes
Highlands Park confirmed the technical team changes that have taken place at the club.
As reported by the Siya crew yesterday, former South African senior national team assistant coach Owen da Gama has been appointed as the head coach of the NFD side.
The club has now confirmed that coaches Thierry Mulonzo and Les Grobler, who had been his assistant, have parted ways with the team.
“Highlands Park have parted ways with coaches Thierry Mulonzo & his assistant Les Grobler following five games at the helm this season. The team suffered three back to back defeats following a promising start to the 2017/18 season.
"The team would like to thank coaches Terry & Les for their immense contribution to the team & would’ve liked to have them usher the team back to the premier league unfortunately after deliberations the coaching duo decided to amicably (and) mutually part ways with the team.
“Owen Da Gama has since been appointed as the team’s new coach ahead of the season with his tenure starting effective immediately with the match against Ubuntu Cape Town FC on Friday 29 September 2017 at the Makhulong stadium with the kick-off scheduled for 14H45.”