Why Kaizer Chiefs Should consider Manqoba Mnqithi for the head coaching role at the Club.
Kaizer Chiefs next appointment should not be an appointment of any coach just because he has won trophie before 2018. The next Kaizer Chiefs coach must be a modern day coach, a student of the game and a coach with ball playing philosophy that is more tactical.
Why is Manqoba Mnqithi the right coach for Kaizer Chiefs?. Technocrat Sambo analyses coach Manqoba Mnqithi strength as a tactician that makes him more elite, his teams are more fluid they are wel structured very clear and precise, there’s no team that plays with more pausa and calma like a team coach by Manqoba Mnqithi, despite his tactical acumen Manqoba Mnqithi’s philosophy is more modern more like European coaches, he shares profiles with coaches like Jurgen Klopp,Unai Emery,Roberto De Zerbi.
Coach Manqoba Mnqithi is the second South African coach that is able to utilize the Half spaces,Pocket spaces and his teams always play inbetween the lines, he is one of those coaches that are able to shift a low block by looking for penetration inbetween the lines in the final third, his tactics are able to stretch the opponents, and the way his team progress the ball is more elite very adamant and sharp in their aim.
Kaizer Chiefs have an elite Footballer in Nkosingphile Ngcobo if they were to hire a profile like Manqoba, Mshini would be utilized correctly and his ability to progress the ball in defensive phases to attacking phases on the heart of the midfield is second to none, probably closer to Allende with Mshini edging more in terms of technique.
Manqoba Mnqithi has in the past elaborated on Nkosingphile Ngcobo’s quality which shows that a top coach like Mnqithi understands the sheer brilliance, of a player who can beat the phase of the press while also being insane in counter pressing, the ability for Mshini to turn would be fluent under a coach like Mnqithi.
One of the interesting things about coach Manqoba Mnqithi’s game is the High press, and his counter pressing in terms of starting their defense from the front, with intent it’s not a surprise that Mamelodi Sundowns started to lose less than 3games in a League season when he took over. The ability to unlock a low block made it easy for him to actually acquire dominance in the South African Premier League.
A profile like Manqoba Mnqithi is rare the playing patterns show a similar graphics with top European teams, which shows how ahead Mnqithi is as a coach.
If Kaizer Chiefs were to hire a new coach all these fundamentals should not be left behind even if they choose to go for another coach, but the next coach must be able to penetrate and open up a low block not with crosses but pure football and combination play.