Brandon Truter bagged the first DStv coach of the month award for October/November, in the monthly individual awards of the 2020/21 season.
It is the first Coach of the Month award for Truter, who recently guided the newly promoted Swallows FC to the top division. Truter’s side won three of their five opening DStv Premiership fixtures in October/November, including an impressive 1-0 win over Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby. The notable, morale-boosting start to the season saw Swallows FC collect 11 points in five games, taking them to second place behind Sundowns on the log standings.
The former Richards Bay coach won the prize owing the phenomenal job he has done in creating a good, balanced team with a nice mix of resolute youngsters together with tried and tested players, which has seen Swallows FC become a well-oiled machine that only conceded one goal in five outings.
Truter’s colleagues such of Coach Josef Zinnbauer (Orlando Pirates) and Baroka FC coach Thoka Matsimela, also received huge praise from the panel of experts, for their good efforts during the opening month of the 2020/21 campaign.
For their recognition , Truter recieved a trophy as well as R7, 000 courtesy of league sponsors, DStv.