The Ea Lla Koto boss has announced his departure from the reigning Nedbank Cup champions
Free State Stars have parted ways with coach Luc Eymael with immediate affect following a string of poor results in their 2018/19 Premier Soccer League (PSL) campaign.
The Belgian coach has confirmed that he has left the Bethelehem-based club on mutual consent and becomes the second casualty following Black Leopards’ Joel Masutha who also left Lidoda Duvha.
The reigning Nedbank Cup winning coach and his men have struggled to regain their form which made them one of the best teams in the previous campaign.
Just this week, they visited coach Pitso Mosimane’s Mamelodi Sundowns in the league and succumbed to a 3-1 defeat at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday night.
Moreover, they suffered a 1-0 loss at Goble Park Stadium on Saturday night at the hands of another Tshwane side in the form of SuperSport United.
Following their loss to the reigning PSL champions, the former Polokwane City and Bloemfontein Celtic manager expressed unhappiness at his players for their lacklustre display.
After taking over the coaching reigns at Ea Lla Koto, Eymael transformed the side to a force to be reckoned with as they clinched the Ke Yona cup where they beat Maritburg United in the final.
Moreover, he led the club to a decent top six finish as they also qualified for the Caf Confederation Cup final set to start this month, but the club will be without the European coach.
On the PSL log table, Stars are now placed ninth with 13 points from 14 games and assistant coach Seloatse Mosala could be handed the reigns during the Fifa international break as the club is yet to announce a new permanent coach.
In addition, they will face Orlando Pirates in the league in a match scheduled to be staged in the Free State on Tuesday, December 11.
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So we separated on mutual agreement with FSS. I want to thanks my committee , staff and players for the 1.5 year we spent together. We had biggest achievements from the club since 24 years. Happy to have worked with you guys. Thanks to the fans for their big support. All the best
— Luc eymael (@EymaelLuc) November 12, 2018