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Soweto Giants MAKE a Surprising Coaching Decision

One wouldn't be far from the truth by labeling what is unfolding at Soweto giants Swallows FC as a chaotic quagmire in the wake of their unceremonious sacking of their technical team amid the team's desperately poor performances.

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Swallows sacked head coach Brandon Truter and his entire technical team last week after their humiliating defeat to cross-town rivals Kaizer Chiefs, and chairman David Magashoa has moved with automatic alacrity to replace him by appointing Dylan Kerr.

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Meanwhile, the Dube birds have followed that with another curious decision, sort of a turn-about regarding on goalkeeper coach, Johan Abselon whom they have rehired just days after terminating his contract.

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According to an exclusive report by Soccer Laduma, Abselon has been roped in to form part of Kerr's technical team, and it is understood that he was seen conducting training this week in preparing the team's shot-stoppers ahead of their eagerly-anticipated clash with Maritzburg United.

Abselom is not ready to join Kerr on the dugout, as his work permit issue is still outstanding, he could only do the preparatory work and will therefore be on the sideline.

PHOTO: Facebook - Abselom

Ordinarily, when a coach arrives at a club, in this case, Kerr, he invariably has a full complement of his technical team, and people he can trust and has worked with before.

However, Swallows seem to have imposed Abselom on Kerr and there is speculation that he might be in the position for an indefinite period, until such time that Kerr will bring his favored candidate.

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Both Kerr and Abselom will have their work cut out as far as the Swallows' future in the Dstv Premierhsipis concerned, their tumultuous campaign has seen them anchor the standings in 16th position, with just 8 points to show from 12 matches.

The Englishman's experience in the competition will certainly come in handy and one would not surprised if Swallows pick up a few victories over the next few games.

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