Just in | Owen Da Gama named new TS Galaxy coach

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TS Galaxy have confirmed former Bafana Bafana and Highlands Park mentor Owen Da Gama as their new head coach.

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TS Galaxy, the 2019 Nedbank Cup champions, announced the news at a press briefly in Fourways in Johannesburg.

The Rockets have struggled this DStv Premiership season after purchasing the top-flight status of Highlands Park last season.

Their most recent setback came on Saturday when they lost 3-0 at home against SuperSport United.

TS GALAXY ARE 13TH IN THE LATEST STANDINGS

TS Galaxy currently occupy 13th place in the standings with just eight points after 10 matches.

They have won a single match, drawn five and lost four fixtures to date.

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The Rockets fired Dan Malesela earlier this season before appointing Zipho Dlangalala as caretaker coach prior to Christmas last year.

Malesela subsequently was named as Chippa United’s new coach.

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PREVIOUSLY COACHED ORLANDO PIRATES

Da Gama, 59, has also enjoyed stints at the helm of Platinum Stars, Free State Stars and Orlando Pirates, among others.

TS Galaxy will next be in action on Saturday, 16 January against Chippa United.

Kick-off at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit is at 15:30.

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