Hilton Moreeng, who has been head coach of the national side since 2012, was re-appointed on a three-year contract.
CAPE TOWN – Hilton Moreeng will continue as the head coach of the Momentum Proteas women’s team.
The announcement by Cricket South Africa Director of Cricket Graeme Smith, was made during a tele-press conference on Wednesday.
Moreeng, who has been head coach of the national side since 2012, was re-appointed on a three-year contract.
Under Moreeng’s leadership, the women’s team has evolved into a competitive unit on the global stage.
Some of the team’s highlights were:
– Reaching the semi-finals of both the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup (2014 and 2020) and the ICC Women’s World Cup (2017).
– A historic 3-0 One-Day International whitewash over New Zealand in January
– A third-place finish (25 points) behind Australia (39) and England (27) in the ICC Championship
– Gaining automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup.
Under coach Hilton Moreeng’s leadership, the SA women’s cricket team has evolved into a competitive unit on the global stage. Picture: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Moreeng thanked CSA for their confidence in him.
“To be given the chance to work with the women’s team again is an exciting opportunity,” said Moreeng.
“When I first started, we had a number of young players with a lot of potential, now they’ve matured and have shown that they can compete with the best in the world. The next step is to make sure we compete for a top three world ranking with the aim of winning silverware for South Africa.”
The Momentum Proteas Women Management team is:
Hilton Moreeng (Head Coach), Sedibu Mohlaba (Manager), Zane Webster (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Tshegofatso Gaetsewe (Team Doctor), Molebatsi Theletsane (Physiotherapist).