Dan Malesela to dance in the top flight again with TS Galaxy

Daniel Malesela, coach of TS Galaxy celebrates with the trophy during the 2019 Nedbank Cup match between Kaizer Chiefs and TS Galaxy at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on the 18 May 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Malesela won the Nedbank Cup with TS Galaxy in 2019 and now looks set to lead them into the 2020/21 Absa Premiership season.

Former Chippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela will be back in the top flight next season, Phakaaathi has been reliably told.
Malesela last coached in the Absa Premiership over two years ago when he was at the Chilli Boys, who fired him following a string of unsatisfactory results.
He then joined then GladAfrica Championship side TS Galaxy who had just been formed by Tim Sukazi’s but was also released there after winning the 2019 Nedbank Cup as results in the league were hard to come by.
But according to a source, Malesela will be back with the Rockets who are set for their Premiership debut after securing Highlands Park’s top flight status.
“Malesela will be the coach assisted by Ashely Makhanya while Tyron Damons will be the goalkeeper coach. Mabhuti Khenyeza has been redeployed to the MDC team together with Essau Mtsweni but they will be working closely with the first team coaches so it will be almost a committe of coaches with Malesela however having the last say,” said the source.
Former Bloemfontein Celtic and Mamelodi Sundowns defender, Thabo Ntethe will meanwhile become the team manager after spending last season with the Rockets as a player.
Sukazi, the owner of TS Galaxy,  is said to have purchased the Absa Premiership status of Highlands Park, with the Premier Soccer League Board of Governors meeting this week to discuss the deal.

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