• Larsen extends Chippa contract

    Chippa United have confirmed that the club jas extended the contract of coach Clinton Larsen.

    Larsen was rewarded with a two-year contract after saving the club from relegation during the 2018-19 season.

    The 48-year-old coach joined the Chili Boys in January after parting ways with Golden Arrows, where he spent three years as their head coach.

    Chippa chairman Chippa Mpengesi says Larsen’s mandate for the upcoming campaign is to secure a top eight finish in the Absa Premiership.

    ‘We want Clinton to consolidate on the progress we recorded towards the end of the last season and also ensure that we never find ourselves in the relegation zone again‚’ Mpengesi said.

    Larsen says he is pleased to have extended his deal at the club and is looking forward executing the chairman’s mandate.

    ‘His new mandate is to ensure that the boys finish among the Top eight in the upcoming season. Clinton is a valued member of the Chippa United family and he has a good team to manage,’ Larsen said.

    ‘This is a special club with good players and passionate supporters who love the team.

    ‘It feels good to be part of the team and to take it into the future. I thank the chairman for expressing confidence in me. I won’t disappoint.’

    Chippa announced in a statement on the matter: ‘Chippa United has extended the contract of coach Clinton Larsen for a further two-year period. Larsen had initially joined the team on a six-month contract – with a mandate to ensure that the team avoids relegation this past season.

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