AFTER being frozen out of his job by National First Division (NFD) club Royal Eagles on Sunday, Allan Freese admitted to having taken a peek at the job market as he seeks new employment.
Freese became the second coach in SA football to be shown the door in less than a week after Dan “Dance” Malesela was booted by Chippa United last Thursday.
The former Highlands Park mentor was fired after a poor start to the new campaign.
The soft-spoken coach said he did not hold any grudges against Eagles: “I’m on my way back home. We had a meeting yesterday (on Sunday) and decided to part ways. I understand and it’s part of the job.”
Freese leaves the club on the back of a 2-1 defeat to University of Pretoria on Saturday, with the ambitious Eagles yet to register a win in four matches.
They drew two, lost two and are currently at the bottom of NFD log table. They are tied on two points with their KwaZulu-Natal rivals, Richards Bay FC.
It is still unclear who will replace Freese, as Eagles general manager James Dlamini was not available on his phone.
Another coach who could find himself following Freese’s route if results don’t change is Roger Sikhakhane, whose Richards Bay FC haven’t found their rhythm yet.
They lost 1-0 to Jomo Cosmos on Sunday, their second defeat in four matches. The other two matches ended in draws.