Register Login Live

PSL

Leopards Appoint Papic

Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs coach Kostadin Papic is set to return to South Africa to take over at recently relegated Black Leopards.

Papic coached Orlando Pirates form 2004-2006 before enjoying a stint with Amakhosi in 2007 - after he had spent some time at Maritzburg United.

Since then he has coached in Ghana at Hearts of Oak as well as Young Africans in Tanzania.

The Siya crew can confirm that the coach has been handed a one-year deal at Lidoda Duvha with the option to renew for another.

A statement on Leopards' official website read, "Black Leopards are leaving no stone un turned inn an earnest effort to make a quick return to top flight football.

"We have shown our seriousness by signing the Serbian Kostadin Papic as new Head Coach of the team. He landed in South Africa on Wednesday (2013-06-12) afternoon and the deal was signed and sealed in the evening of the same day. Papic will be at 'Lidoda Duvha' for one season with an option to renew."

Club chairman David Thidiela added, "Life in the First division is tough and a coach of this magnitude does not come cheap. However, because we are an ambitious club and want to achieve, we had to go with the best."

80 comments

Top 5

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

8 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Killer: Sundowns Blocked My Dream Move!

53 Jun 05, 2020 10:15 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Official: Ronaldo Becomes Football's First Billionaire

23 Jun 05, 2020 06:45 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

What Pirates Defender Was Told Before Signing...

2 Jun 05, 2020 02:20 PM in Orlando Pirates

New Addition To Chiefs Hierarchy

29 Jun 02, 2020 07:47 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: Ronaldo Becomes Football's First Billionaire

23 Jun 05, 2020 06:45 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

How Gabuza Went From Vrrrrpha To Hot R1M Ride

7 Jun 02, 2020 08:56 AM in Show Me The Money

Sundowns’ Possible Transfer Wishlist Revealed?

18 Jun 01, 2020 08:20 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Downs Make Important Striker Decision

25 Jun 02, 2020 04:04 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Tignyemb Blasts Mapeza: You Are Not Mourinho

28 Jun 05, 2020 12:49 PM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Bhele Reveals: My First Day At Chiefs

6 Jun 05, 2020 08:11 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Hunt’s Chiefs Opportunity!

11 Jun 05, 2020 04:08 PM in Kaizer Chiefs