Eric Tinkler insists he doesn't fear the Chippa United sack

The Chilli Boys coach remains confident that they can finish in the top eight and says he doesn't fear the possibility of being fired

New Chippa United coach Eric Tinkler remains unfazed that the Chilli Boys are struggling to find stability as they continue to chop and change coaches.

The former SuperSport United mentor was announced as Dan Malesela's successor last week and has indicated that he wants to lead the side to the right direction.

“If you are a coach there’s no job security. You are judged on results; you are judged on your last three points,” Tinkler told IOL.

“I’m not worried. I know I can be fired today, tomorrow, next month or after four years, but eventually it will come. It is inevitable. Those are the pressures that come with this job,” he added.

“I must say, I was concerned (about the club instability) but had to come here with a positive mindset. I’m not worried,” said the former Bafana Bafana midfielder.

Malesela was fired after three league games in charges which the Chilli Boys collected a single point from.

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“We have a good squad. I’m hungry and I want to succeed. My first objective and target is to take the team away from the bottom of the log. If we can do that, I believe our squad has the potential to finish in the top eight,” Tinkler explained.

“Success doesn’t happen overnight though - it takes a lot of hard work and patience. Everyone at the club must take responsibility, from players, technical staff to the management,” concluded Tinkler.

Moreover, Chippa are languishing at number 15 on the PSL log table with a point from their draw against Black Leopards and two losses to Bloemfontein Celtic and the Orlando Pirates.