Following Pitso Mosimane’s departure, Mamelodi Sundowns is looking for a new coach. And rumors flickering have it that Congo Kinshasa based A.S Vita Florent Ibenge could be possible replacement in Mamelodi Sundowns dugout, Felele247.com.ng understands.
Though on duty at the AS Vita Club, Ibenge has never hidden his desire to take on another challenge. In case of interesting project and good offer, the Congolese coach will be ready. The Sundowns could prove to be this project the Congolese technician is looking for.
For the moment, no contact between the two parties. At the same time, the South African media announce Manqoba Mngqithi as potential replacement. The technician has been Mosimane’s assistant since 2013 with the Brazilians.
He was manager of Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua from April to May 2012, and of Congolese team Vita Club from February 2014.
He became manager of the DR Congo national team in August 2014, combining this role with his job at Vita Club.
He led DR Congo to the 2016 African Nations Championship title in February 2016.