Former Uganda Cranes coach, Johnathan McKinstry is still in the wait for his next coaching role. This follows South African club Cape Town City’s decision to appoint Eric Tinkler as their new head coach.
Football256 earlier reported that McKinstry had been approached for the job, but Cape Town has settled for Tinkler who joins on a four-year contract.
The South African managed the club during the 2016/17 season, and will be in charge of the club’s remaining DSTV Premier League games.
Cape Town lies ninth on the table and face Black Leopards and Denis Onyango’s title chasing Mamelodi Sundowns in their remaining league matches.
“Cape Town City is delighted to confirm the appointment of Eric Tinkler as new first team head coach on a four-year contract. The history maker‚ officially returns to the Mother City,” the club said in a statement on Monday.
Tinkler has amassed vast experience coaching in South Africa at clubs like Orlando Pirates, SuperSport United, Maritzburg United and Chippa United replaces Dutch coach Jan Olde Riekerink.
Meanwhile, McKinstry who has been without a job since leaving his role as Cranes coach in March continues to plot his next managerial role.
The Irishman has not been short of suitors though as offers from South Africa, North Africa, and Europe have been tabled, but he continues to weigh on which one offers the best prospects.