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Official: Pirates Confirm New Head Coach

Orlando Pirates have confirmed their new head coach ahead of the 2022/2023 season.

The Buccanneers have confirmed that Spanish tactician Jose Riveiro will be the new head coach for the 2022/23 campaign.

The Spaniard has signed a three-year deal with the Soweto giants, with Mandla Ncikazi and Sergio Almenara set to be his assistants for the new season.

“First of all, I would like to send a greeting to all the fans of Orlando Pirates. I am delighted to have joined the club,"" Riviero told the club's official website.

"The Pirates project is an exciting one and I look forward to what lies ahead. It is an honour for me and my colleagues to have the responsibility to coach such an institution and compete for the highest goals.

Riveiro formely managed Inter Turku who ply their trade in the in the Finnish top-flight.

“Along with my support team, we are looking forward to arriving and joining the task force and the group of players to start working immediately.”

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