Former Bok coach leaves Japanese club
NEWS: Japanese club Canon Eagles confirmed that Allister Coetzee has left his role as head coach.
Coetzee was in charge of Canon since 2018 after he was sacked as Springbok head coach.
The club also confirmed that Coetzee’s assistant Barend Pieterse has also left..
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Meanwhile, nine players will also be leaving the club.
Two of those players are South Africans Fred Zeilinga and Rynier Bernardo.
With Coetzee in charge, Canon finished 12th in the 16-team Top League tournament in the 2018/2019 season.
Before the 2019/2020 season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canon were sitting in ninth spot.
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