Former Orlando Pirates players, James Mothibi and Bongani Cashibe, have embarked on a promising coaching journey by assuming leadership roles within an ABC Motsepe League team.
Their appointment signals a significant step in their coaching careers.
New Leadership for Jacksa Spears
Mothibi and Cashibe will jointly lead the technical team for Jacksa Spears, a club based in the Northern Cape.
Mothibi, who hails from the same town and previously played for the club, has been named as the head coach, while Cashibe joins as his assistant.
This move brings together two individuals with a shared history in professional football.
Mothibi’s Past with Jacksa Spears
Mothibi’s connection to Jacksa Spears goes back to the twilight of his playing career.
During the 2012-13 season, he not only represented the team as a player but also held the role of player/coach.
This period saw Jacksa Spears make a notable appearance in the Nedbank Cup, advancing to the Last 32 before bowing out to African Warriors.
The Transition to Coaching
Confirming his new role, Mothibi expressed his enthusiasm for leading Jacksa Spears in the ABC Motsepe League.
He underscored the club’s ownership by Mojalefa Sethuntsa and introduced his coaching partner, Cashibe, who has previously featured for clubs like Orlando Pirates, Maritzburg United, and Tembisa Classic.
A Shared Vision: Elevating the Club
Mothibi and Cashibe’s return to Jacksa Spears is motivated by a desire to assist the club in achieving promotion.
Their efforts aim to inspire local youth and residents by bringing professional football to the area.
They have already taken steps towards strengthening the team by signing former Jomo Cosmos defender Ricardo Versuur.
A Coaching Journey Begins
The appointment of James Mothibi and Bongani Cashibe as key figures within Jacksa Spears marks an exciting chapter in their coaching careers.
Their return to a club they have both been a part of, albeit in different capacities, reflects their commitment to developing football talent and providing hope to the community.
As they embark on this coaching journey, their experiences as former professional players will undoubtedly shape their approach to nurturing the next generation of footballers.