Shaun Bartlett has urged the TS Galaxy squad to commemorate Owen Da Gama with good performances and results. The former Bafana Bafana striker will take over the coaching reins on an interim basis.
Tim Sukazi is currently looking for a new man to take charge of the club. Until this person has been found, Shaun Bartlett will commence with his coaching duties.
Shaun Bartlett previously had coaching roles at Pretoria University and at Golden Arrows. He famously steered Abafana Bes’thende back into the PSL from the NFD in the 2014/2015 season.
“It is always sad when a fellow colleague is relieved of his duties.” Bartlett said to the media.
“I’ve been requested by the club to take over on an interim basis and see how we can turn things around and try and get the best out of the players. The next game is the most important one.
“Coach Owen had done several good things here. We have to build on that and not disregard some of the things he has done here.
“We’ve got to pay tribute to the coach for what he has done in such a short space of time,”
“The priority now is to prepare for Sekhukhune and get the players to be in the right frame of mind. So far, we’ve done well at home.
“We need to get that first win under our belt. The sooner the better.
“One thing that we need to change is not to concede goals. To concede 10 goals in the first five matches is a huge concern for us,” he added.
The Rockets are still looking for their next coach.