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Confirmed: Pirates Coach To Return Home After Soweto Derby

Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer has confirmed he will return to Germany after the Soweto derby to attend a family matter.

Read: Zinnbauer: It Is Chiefs Who Hold The Advantage

Before the the Buccaneers' MTN8 Semi-final against Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday, Zinnbauer revealed he got the permission from chairman, Irvin Khoza to return home after Saturday's clash.

"Before I come to the game, I have to say thank you to the chairman," the Pirates coach told SuperSport before the game.

"I have an emergency in my family and thank you I can go home after the game to my family."

Pirates take on Bloemfontein Celtic in the DStv Premiership on Wednesday evening before they tackle Chiefs in the second leg of the MTN8 semi-finals.

Have a look at Pirates’ 28-man squad after Memela's shock exit and the signing of Richard Ofori, among other changes: 

   

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