The former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, faced a setback in the 2022/23 DStv Premiership season as he remained sidelined due to a knee injury.
The 32-year-old, known for his prowess on the field, was unable to contribute to the team’s efforts due to this unfortunate injury.
Lebogang Manyama‘s journey took a turn last June when he said goodbye to the Soweto Giants at the end of his contract. Manyama’s connection to football persisted despite his departure from Kaizer Chiefs.
In an unexpected turn of events, Lebogang Manyama has taken on a new role in the world of football. He’s made his first foray into coaching, an unexpected move only two months after retiring from playing.
Manyama has been named coach of Dikwena FC of the Motsepe League. This unexpected move represents a significant shift in his career trajectory
Former kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama handed first Coaching job by Motsepe League side Dekwena FC -2 – months after retiring from playing
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Manyama explained his unexpected retirement from playing by blaming it on circumstances beyond his control. While saying farewell to his playing days, he expressed a desire to remain involved in the sport in some capacity.
Fans and pundits alike will be watching closely as Lebogang Manyama begins his new coaching chapter with Dekwena FC to see how his experience as a player translates to his role on the sidelines.