But the ex-Free State Stars coach had an unconvincing CV‚ having never won a trophy or lasted more than six months at a club.
Solinas and his assistant‚ Patrick Mabedi‚ parted ways with Chiefs by mutual agreement‚ the club announced on Friday‚ with Amakhosi in sixth place in the Absa Premiership from two wins‚ three draws and two defeats.
Chiefs have bowed out of the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout cup competitions at the semifinal stage this season.
Aptly‚ the announcement of the coach’s dismissal‚ as his appointment was in July – bizarrely‚ in a Facebook video rather than a press conference – also came on social media‚ via Chiefs’ official Twitter page.
The rest of Twitter‚ of course‚ was having a field day: