South Africa fire coach Ntseki after failure to reach Cup of Nations finals
South Africa's football association on Wednesday fired Molefi Ntseki after the head coach failed to lead the national squad to next January's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon.
Safa announced the departure on social media following a review of the team's qualifying campaign.
Ntseki came to prominence as coach of the the country's under-17 side.
South Africa's new coach will be tasked with steering the team to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
They will face familiar foes in the shape of Ghana and Ethiopia. Zimbabwe also feature in their qualifying group.
The 10 pool winners advance to a play-off round in November where the victors will earn a place in Qatar.
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