Former Free State Stars defender Serame Letsoaka says he is excited to be back at the club that started his playing career.
This comes after Free State Stars announced that Serame Letsoaka will be replacing Giovanni Solinas as the head coach of the Free State team.
The new man in charge at Goble park was previously at neighbouring side Bloemfontien Celtic, he highlighted his ambition for the club and club chairman Mike Mokoena gave him the job
“I have been gone since 1995 when I hung up my boots and I left the team in 1996 and 20 year later I am back and it’s very exciting because this is the only club I played for as a professional,” said Letsoaka.
Letsoaka said that he aims to share the knowledge he has gathered since retiring from football 20 years ago.
“ Coming back home to plough back the knowledge that I have gathered whilst I was out there. It feels great to be given an opportunity by Bra Mike [Mike Mokoena] and his management to lead the team and I am up for the challenge,” Letsoaka said on the clubs website.
The 53 year old said he was the last captain at Free State Stars to fit major silverware for the team, he said he’d like to lift a trophy as a coach now.
“Most importantly is to get the team away from the relegation zone and to get stability in the team and we build the team and make sure that we are the force we are use to be.” said the former Captain.