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Staying? Going? Update On Pirates’ Mokwena

Rulani Mokwena's Future At Orlando Pirates Has Been Brought Into Question

By Soccer Laduma - May 21, 2018 03:27 PM

Orlando Pirates’ Rulani Mokwena has been linked with numerous clubs in recent days as rumours swirl regarding his future with the Buccaneers.

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The young coach has been given many plaudits over the course of the season as an assistant to Milutin Sredojevic, and recent reports have linked him with both Polokwane City and SuperSport United as they continue their search for a head coach.

According to Siya sources, a total of three clubs have enquired about the former Sundowns coach’s availability – although they have not been named to the Siya crew – it has been suggested that he has no intention of leaving his project with Bucs at this point in time. 

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It is understandable that teams will be interested in signing Mokwena as a head coach given his stellar work as an assistant in recent years, although Siya sources have explained that – for now at least – he has no plans to jump ship in favour of taking the lead of a team himself.

The likes of Polokwane, SuperSport, Kaizer Chiefs and Baroka are all on the lookout for a new coach ahead of the 2018/19 season kick-off. 


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DaBrisco Nation Joined: 09 Jun 2015
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DaBrisco Nation May 22, 2018 09:03 PM
Better remain at bucs and push them to win the league .
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OnceandAlways Joined: 31 Jul 2011
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OnceandAlways May 22, 2018 01:53 PM
It would be very immature for Mokoena to depart from Pirates now for the following reasons: 1. Pirates and Sundowns are two teams that really boast a lot of talented players, so can he take all the credit for other people's talent??? 2. Is there a bigger platform for him to showcase his talent? In as far as the PSL is concerned, Pirates, Chiefs and Sundowns are as good as it gets. 3. It seems like only Pirates and Sundowns are willing to commit resources to compete in Africa, again this is the biggest competition on the African continent. 4. Facilities and resources will not be as good as they are should he decide to leave the top three. Other teams he will always be expected to work with players that are not fully developed and there is no guarantee that he will be able to secure the signature of the talent he wants given as the budget is always smaller
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The Buccaneers Legend May 22, 2018 01:41 PM
As for now, all those teams interested in his service can expect nothing rather than good hiding from the Buccaneers honed by this skillful assistant mentor. He's going nowhere.
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Kadiphoko May 22, 2018 09:54 AM
On a different topic, is it me or what? I get a sense that our local coaches are ganging up against foreign coaches?
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uamaduvha May 22, 2018 09:24 AM
@chaledi Ask my homeboy K Thobejane "football can kill you dead "
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chaledi Joined: 22 Sep 2015
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chaledi May 22, 2018 08:35 AM
This boy is overrated. Let him be a head coach and tastes the medicine. Ask Khompela. Football can kill you boy
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Mashia1950 Joined: 29 Aug 2017
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Mashia1950 May 22, 2018 08:00 AM
He has proven his capabilities beyond reasonable doubt that he can stand in his own, so if the opportunity arise then why not?
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Boris Becker May 22, 2018 07:56 AM
Why mention Chiefs wena mfene?
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Pirates_999 May 22, 2018 07:46 AM
Mokwena doesn't have to prove himself to anyone he must just do his work at Bucs we appreciate him unlike others
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani May 22, 2018 06:45 AM
He's enjoying to be committed with Micho.
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani May 22, 2018 03:44 AM
If you want to be a well known coach, just join bucs.
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani May 22, 2018 03:40 AM
The guy is happy to stick with bucs yet, so cows must sit down from where they are they enjoy Mokoena's success with bucs.
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simon menyatso May 21, 2018 10:06 PM
hands off, he is committed to pirates
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Sir A one Joined: 03 Apr 2017
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Sir A one May 21, 2018 10:04 PM
Not now Rhulani the Project at Bucs needs you And after sometime we want you as a head coach at Bucs after Micho wins us everything including club world Cup
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Warras4phefeni May 21, 2018 09:44 PM
Ja give young coach a chance to show us that he can
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Bucsfever16 May 21, 2018 09:35 PM
@Myaka weliPhefeni : There is absolutely no point for Rhulani to prove because he is doing well and he is happy as Pirates assistant at the moment.However if an opportunity like this presents itself to him,He must definately jump for it and see how he fares as head coach.
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downzzz May 21, 2018 09:25 PM
He mst b head coach thn wl c hm
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scoreman99 Joined: 25 May 2017
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scoreman99 May 21, 2018 09:06 PM
for the 1st time cowditor to confess,,to be honest u gave us FAFI news here,,next time give us proper news not speculations akere
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Ndabayakhe May 21, 2018 08:48 PM
I think Supersport wl b gud fr yu Mokoena.Go n prove yorself boi
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Myaka weliPhefeni May 21, 2018 08:10 PM
He need to prove himself as a head coach

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