A massive personnel clear out at the Eastern Cape rugby franchise, Southern Kings, is on the cards. SABC News has learnt from reliable sources that long serving member of the management, Sydney Goba, is on his way out.

It’s believed his contract expires at the end of July and has already been informed that his services will no longer be required. Goba who has been with the team since 2013 has refused to comment.

A few days ago, the franchise parted ways with coach Deon Davids. His former assistant, Chumani Booi could follow him, as Kings want to bolster their ranks with experienced coaches.