Polokwane City coach Lehlohonolo Seema has confirmed to Sunday World that he has parted ways with Rise and Shine after he took over the coaching reins at the beginning of the season.
Seema revealed the shocking developments, but he would not be drawn into discussing the reasons why he tendered his resignation.
“I submitted my resignation on Sunday night.
“I am not at liberty to discuss why I left the club. I resigned because of personal reasons,” he told Sunday World on Monday morning.
“All that I can say is that we are happy with the job that we did at the club.
“The club is number six on the log table and we were doing well when you compare us with big clubs like Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
“We used players from the amateur leagues, and they did very well for us.
“The club is in a good position, but as for me, I am back at home with my family and looking for a job,” he added.
However, sources within the team say that the coach had a fall-out with the fiery club boss Johnny Mogaladi, who is known for his no-nonsense business style.
Seema, together with co-coach Duncan Lechesa, somehow managed to turn the side into a rather formidable outfit.
They have gone seven matches without a defeat.
Their last league loss was in the match against the high-flying Mamelodi Sundowns.
The Polokwane clubs are sitting pretty inside the Top Eight bracket, having acquired 17 points after playing 12 rounds of matches.
They gained automatic promotion to the PSL after they won the Motsepe Foundation Championship, having spent several seasons in the first division.
Lechesa left the club a few weeks ago and joined national first division club Venda Football Academy.
Seema, a former Orlando Pirates captain, has also coached Bloemfontein Celtic, Golden Arrows, Black Leopards and Chippa United in the DStv Premiership.
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