Former Bafana Bafana coach Serame Letsoaka has landed a job in world football’s highest office, with Fifa confirming his role as consultant.
In an email sent to the organisation’s member associations in Africa, it was announced that the ex-Free State Stars, Golden Arrows and Bloemfontein Celtic mentor had been appointed “consultant for football development in general and the implementation of technical programmes in particular”.
A total of 20 South and East African countries, including his native South Africa, will work with hand in hand with Letsoaka in their efforts to further improve their game.
Letsoaka vacated his job as technical director of the Botswana Football Association late last month and his work there was praised as he set up development structures.
A former footballer himself, Letsoaka was also technical director at SAFA for several years and coached in the junior national team ranks before he assisted Gordon Igesund while Bafana coach between 2012 and 2014.
Letsoaka was also part of the technical study group during the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt last year having been roped in by the Confederations Of African Football.