Twitter reacts as Ernst Middendorp goes back to Maritzburg United

By Staff Reporter 9m in the past

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DURBAN – Maritzburg United appointed German Ernst Middendorp as their new coach on Thursday night.

The 62-year-old succeeds Eric Tinkler as coach of the Team of Choice following the previous Bafana Bafana participant’s sacking earlier this week.

Whilst he received two trophies with Kaizer Chiefs throughout his first stint as coach of the Glamour Boys between 2005-2007, Middendorp’s popularity is blended in South African circles due to his historical past of not staying at golf equipment for lengthy and due to his techniques which has jokingly described as “helicopter football”.

The quantity of golf equipment that Middendorp has led in his 33-year soccer profession additionally exceeds the variety of golf equipment that controversial former France attacker Nicolas Anelka performed for.

Due to his expertise, some do really feel that Middendorp will regular the ship of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands membership following their poor begin to the season.

However, naturally, not all followers reacted positively to Maritzburg’s appointment of Middendorp.

Others have urged that Maritzburg’s appointment of Middendorp might serve as a foul omen for the veteran tactician’s former employers Kaizer Chiefs. Middendorp had Chiefs on the verge of successful the league final season earlier than a dramatic late season hunch led to Mamelodi Sundowns claiming league glory on the ultimate day of the season.

The Chiefs aspect that he led additionally dramatically misplaced the 2018/19 Nedbank Cup last to then National First Division aspect TS Galaxy.

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