South Africa Soccer Coach Shakes Mashaba Fired After Rant at Critics

Shakes Mashaba

The coach of South Africa’s national team has been fired following a disciplinary hearing into his comments after a World Cup qualifier last month.

Shakes Mashaba was suspended after a television camera caught him ranting at his critics, while reports claimed he also insulted the head of the country’s soccer federation after a 2-1 win against Senegal on Nov. 12.

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At a hearing that took place over five days this month, Mashaba was found guilty of three charges – gross misconduct/professional misconduct, gross insubordination/professional misconduct, and violation of the federation’s communications policy – and was released with immediate effect on Thursday.

Dennis Mumble, chief executive of the South African Football Association, says ”It is regrettable that we had to face the events of the past month at a time when the national team is experiencing a resurgence in its quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.”

 

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