South Africa announce appointment of new men’s team head coach

South Africa announce appointment of new men’s team head coach (1)

The South African Cricket team has announced their new head coach. CSA has named former West Indies fast bowler, Otis Gibson as the new Proteas leader.

CSA builds on record-breaking season

South Africa had a successful season, winning the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in Zimbabwe and beating Australia at home. They also won the ODI series against India.

CSA CEO Thabang Moroe said: “I would like to thank Linda Zondi for all his efforts over the past two years as head coach of our national team.”

New head coach named to lead Proteas

South Africa have announced the appointment of Ottis Gibson as their new head coach, replacing Marque Villas-Boas in the role.

Gibson was previously head coach of the West Indies and has also worked as an assistant coach for England and South Africa.

He takes over from Villas-Boas, who was sacked last month after just two years in charge.

Ottis Gibson appointed as South Africa’s new head coach

Ottis Gibson has been appointed as South Africa’s new head coach.

Gibson steps into the role after Ottis Gibson resigned following the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament earlier this year, where South Africa failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup in England.

The announcement was made by Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday morning, with CEO Thabang Moroe saying: “We are delighted to welcome Ottis back into our set-up and look forward to him leading us forward.”

The appointment follows the resignation of Ottis Gibson after the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament earlier this year.

The appointment follows the resignation of Ottis Gibson after the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament earlier this year.

Gibson was appointed as head coach in February 2019 and led the Proteas to victory at the tournament, which secured them a place at next year’s World Cup in England. He resigned from his post on Tuesday morning (November 6).

Conclusion

With the appointment of Ottis Gibson, CSA has taken a big step in setting the foundation for a successful men’s team. We look forward to seeing how he will continue this momentum into the future, as well as witnessing the Proteas rise up to their full potential.