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Breaking: Pirates Announce New Coach

Orlando Pirates have announced the appointment of new coach, Josef Zinnbauer.

“Orlando Pirates Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Josef Zinnbauer. The 49-year old replaces Micho Sredojević as Head Coach on a three seasons appointment,” Pirates confirmed on the club’s official website.

Read: Two Starts, Two MOTM Awards – Stats Behind Bucs Midfielder’s Rebirth 

In welcoming Zinnbauer, Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza said, as quoted on the club’s website, “It is a fine balancing act that goes beyond the all-important technical skills. A coach is tasked to win through others. His ability to keep the team focused, making them work in concert, with minimal lapses is an important requirement. I hope that Josef Zinnbauer is able to hit the deck running. I know I am fully representative of all the Orlando Pirates Supporters in wishing him good luck.”  

The Pirates chairman confirmed Rhulani Mokwena will continue as interim coach until Zinnbauer’s work permit is granted.  

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Furthermore, it has been confirmed that Mokwena will return to his position as assistant coach alongside Fadlu Davids. 

“It is important that we thank Rhulani for the fearless manner in which he stepped up to the plate when the need arose. One of the important lessons leaders learn at the top is about themselves. They are called, “Knowing what I know now” lessons. I have no doubt that Rhulani has learnt a lot of those for his betterment and that of the team,” the chairman concluded. 

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