Mechanic-turned-coach motors Green Lovers to Premier League

Green Lovers coach
Green Lovers coach

Green Lovers coach, Onthusitse ‘Chips’ Kootswele, the mastermind behind the success of the beMOBILE Premier League debutants, is still basking in his new found glory. Mmegi Sport Correspondent JAMES KGOSI traces his soccer roots

Green Lovers beat Mogoditshane Fighters 3-2 on aggregate, in a promotion play-off to book their maiden berth in the Premier League. Thanks to Kootswele’s brains.

Like any young boy of his age, growing up, Kootswele’s favourite pastime was playing soccer. Interestingly, his lack of playing competitive football at school did not deter him from following his passion. A product of Khama Memorial School, the 47 year-old Kootswele said growing in the 70’s and 80’s, youngsters stood no chance of playing school soccer because older pupils easily outperformed them.

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