Following differences with Boucher, SA’s assistant coach steps down: Report

Enoch Nkwe, South African’s assistant coach, has officially stepped down from his post, the country’s cricket board has confirmed.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) said that former cricketer Nkwe had offered to resign earlier and had raised matters related to national team’s culture.

On the other hand, a report in has said that Nkwe had differences with head coach Mark Boucher. However, the matters that Nkwe raised with CSA was not related to racism.

“Cricket South Africa (CSA) regrets to announce the decision by Enoch Nkwe to leave his position as Assistant Coach of the Proteas men’s team, a position he held since December 2019. Enoch was also briefly the Team Director,” CSA said in a statement.

Although the CSA tried its best to resolve the issues raised by Nkwe but it was unfruitful.

During discussions with him, CSA said he had raised concerns about the functioning and culture of the team environment.

“The Board will be taking the necessary steps to investigate and address the issues raised by Enoch. We will not be commenting further on this until the process has been completed,” added CSA.

The report also said that Nkwe also wanted more of a role on the technical side and less time in training sessions.

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