Chippa United interim coach Kurt Lentjies 16 November 2021 - Image: Chippa United/Twitter

Newly appointed Chippa United coach Kurt Lentjies. Photo: Chippa United/Twitter

New Chippa United coach reports for FIRST training session – PICTURES

Newly appointed Chippa United coach Kurt Lentjies is already hard at work as he oversaw his first training session on Tuesday.

Chippa United interim coach Kurt Lentjies 16 November 2021 - Image: Chippa United/Twitter

Newly appointed Chippa United coach Kurt Lentjies. Photo: Chippa United/Twitter

Newly appointed Chippa United coach Kurt Lentjies is already hard at work as he oversaw his first training session on Tuesday.

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Lentjies replaced Gavin Hunt on an interim basis on Monday following the latter’s suspension.

According to Chippa United, the 36-year-old’s understanding of the club’s culture and knowledge of the players were crucial in his appointment as interim coach.

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The Chilli Boys shared pictures of the new-look technical team led by Lentjies who only retired a few days before his appointment.

Lentjies’ final match for Chippa United was a 0-0 draw against Maritzburg United on 7 November 2021.

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He had already made six appearances for the Gqeberha-based outfit this season, and his transition took the social media by storm.