He was highly linked for yet another return with the KZN club after the termination of Eric Tinkler’s contract.
He has the tough job of restoring player confidence and morale. The Team of Choice sit at the bottom of the table after losing all four of their league games thus far.
Chairman Farook Kadodia was very happy to have someone he knows very well return to the club yet again.
“We extend a warm welcome home to Ernst and we look forward to renewing what has always been an amicable relationship,” the Chairman told the club website.
“At this point, after a tough start to the season, some stability is crucial. With Ernst knowing the club inside out, understanding the culture of the team, we are confident that he is the best man for the job and will be able to hit the ground running.
“We believe his temperament, his intricate knowledge of our club, and his vast experience over many years in the Premier Soccer League, is what the team needs right now.
“We trust that together with Ernst, everyone at the club will work hard and pull together in the same direction to get this season back on track” Kadodia concluded.
SuperSport United will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing defeat to Orlando Pirates over the weekend.
The Pretorians conceded a late Tshegofatso Mabasa goal after a defensive mishap from Ronwen Williams and a fellow defender.
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