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    Default Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Of the Welwitschias (on a consultancy basis till the finalisation of his appointment).

    https://www.namibian.com.na/102935/r...Bvm1zyDXuMWOT0

    Is this a step up or down for him?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MANDREAS View Post
    Of the Welwitschias (on a consultancy basis till the finalisation of his appointment).

    https://www.namibian.com.na/102935/r...Bvm1zyDXuMWOT0

    Is this a step up or down for him?
    Step up for his coaching CV
    Step down from the coaching setup and resources he had at the Canon Eagles
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    I reckon he should be glad he isn't coaching the Windhoek High second team.
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    From what I can recall a few pundits described his game plan with the Boks as a few years ahead of its time. I'll see if I can find the video.

    I think I will always have some reservations about the current "bash-first-receiver" kind of rugby played in SA and NAM - I think a fast paced game will suit the Namibians.

    I guess it will boil down to whether our guys have the talent to implement it - (I think they do have what it takes).

    For now, I will find a comfy spot on the fence.
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Quote Originally Posted by MANDREAS View Post
    From what I can recall a few pundits described his game plan with the Boks as a few years ahead of its time. I'll see if I can find the video.

    I think I will always have some reservations about the current "bash-first-receiver" kind of rugby played in SA and NAM - I think a fast paced game will suit the Namibians.

    I guess it will boil down to whether our guys have the talent to implement it - (I think they do have what it takes).

    For now, I will find a comfy spot on the fence.
    Can work but Namibia still in search of the next Jacques Burger to enforce this
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Namibia Rugby Union is really scraping the barrel now.
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    I reckon he should be glad he isn't coaching the Windhoek High second team.
    The Windhoek High 2nd team are even more glad he isn't coaching them!
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    He is a character - I'll give you guys that.

    But SARU really did not make it easy for him those two years and Rassie got way more leeway than he did.

    I don't think he is the worlds greatest coach, but he is not bad either.

    I guess working with a mostly amateur squad will certainly be the litmus test on his coaching abilities.
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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Quote Originally Posted by MANDREAS View Post
    He is a character - I'll give you guys that.

    But SARU really did not make it easy for him those two years and Rassie got way more leeway than he did.

    I don't think he is the worlds greatest coach, but he is not bad either.

    I guess working with a mostly amateur squad will certainly be the litmus test on his coaching abilities.
    He never managed to do anything at WP either till Gert Smal arrived. He's better than P Divvy but that's also not saying much.

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    Default Re: Allister Coetzee appointed as head coach

    Quote Originally Posted by MANDREAS;4671676[B
    ]He is a character - I'll give you guys that. - [/B]kon erger gewees het - De Villiers.
    But SARU really did not make it easy for him those two years and Rassie go way more leeway than he did.

    I don't think he is the worlds greatest coach, but he is not bad either.

    I guess working with a mostly amateur squad will certainly be the litmus test on his coaching abilities.

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