Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club appoints Michael Loftman as performance data analyst. Picture Credit: supplied.

By Staff Reporter 

Kempton Park:Mamelodi Sundowns has bolstered its Technical Team and football-department with the appointment of Michael Loftman as Set Play Coach. The appointment was made in an effort to raise the bar including a specialist to the Technical Team. All elite sport is about gaining small margins. Replays and restarts are a significant part of modern-day football and are even more crucial when playing in the CAF Champions League.

Loftman, who has held various coaching roles as head coach and development coach, holds a UEFA A license from the English FA and a Sports Science & Coaching Masters Degree from Brunel University. In his role, the experienced coach and performance data analyst will work on the pitch and compile analytic data to provide information to improve an important part of the game.

The Sporting Director of Mamelodi Sundowns, Flemming Berg welcomed Michael and said “we are very happy to have Michael and add his competencies to the experienced and highly qualified technical team.”

Mamelodi Sundowns will travel to Cameroon for its second ground B Match against Coton Sport Garoua and Michael will travel with the team.

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