By Sibusiso Masilela | 2020-08-02
Soccer - There is light at the end of the tunnel for Manzini Wanderers.
The Hub city giants are set to unveil a new director within a month to replace erstwhile South Africa based businessman Mehluli Nhlengetfwa who unceremoniously left the club in December last year.
The potential director, whose name is deliberately withheld pending ongoing negotiations with the council of elders, is believed to be a South African businessman.
Council of Elders Chairman Joe Nkumane stated that they were still in talks with one businessman who showed interest to lead the club when reached for comment.
“We are currently in discussions with a businessman who has shown keen interest to come on board and negotiations are now at 80 per cent. We are confident that everything will be finalised within the next few weeks,” he said.
Meanwhile, Highlanders boss Chief Ally Kgomongwe once pledged to assist the ‘Weslians’ secure a director after identifying his fellow countryman and businessman Thabo Koepo to take over the crowd pulling outfit. This is not to imply that Koepe is the potential director who is negotiating with Wanderers.
The Nyanga ‘Crooks’ Hlophe-led side has endured a tough season this year following their early exit in the Sincephetelo Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund (SMVAF) Ingwenyama Cup and EswatiniBank Cup.
The maroon and white ensemble is currently languishing outside the top eight bracket in the MTN Premier League log standings.
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