PRETORIA – DStv Premiership club Kaizer Chiefs confirmed the permanent appointment of Arthur Zwane as head coach at a press conference held on Thursday at FNB stadium.
The press conference was attended by Kaizer Chiefs director of football Bobby Motaung and Sporting Director Kaizer Motaung Jnr.
Chiefs confirmed the appointment of Zwane on a three-year deal effective immediately.
“We would like to take this opportunity and congratulate coach Arthur Zwane for this big appointment,” club chairperson, Kaizer Motaung said.
Kaizer Chiefs explained the reason behind the appointment of club legend Arthur Zwane on a permanent basis to replace sacked Stuart Baxter.
“The plan we have been working on for many years of appointing Arthur as our head coach has come to fruition. After seeing his passion for the game and his willingness to learn, we have been looking to bring him through to lead the seniors when the time is right, and we believe that time is now.
“We are also grateful that he has been patient and continued to work hard to advance his coaching skills and abilities by educating himself, which is key in the modern game,” added Motaung.
Zwane will be assisted by Dillon Sheppard who has also been handed a three-year contract.