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PSL and Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza. Image: @OfficialPSL / Twitter

Big report: Orlando Pirates want head coach, four big-name candidates

There’s so much unclarity at Orlando Pirates. What’s the exact coaching situation? This new report says a search for a head coach is on.

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PSL and Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza. Image: @OfficialPSL / Twitter

Astonishingly, Orlando Pirates have averaged a new coach every year in the past 10 years. It seems like the trend is not stopping yet.

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As we learned with surprise and confusion last month, the Sea Robbers announced parting ways with co-coach Fadlu Davids, while Mandla Ncikazi remained at the club.

So the question was: will the club appoint a new co-coach replacement or will a new head coach come in? If so, what will happen to Ncikazi?

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According to a new report from a leading and long-serving local journalist, Tiyani Mabasa, who manages, Unplayable, Bucs are set on a new head coach.

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The club could announce a new man by next week, with four possible candidates in the mix: McCarthy, Gavin Hunt, Steve Komphela, and Pitso Mosimane.

“#UNPLAYABLE sources confirm that O. Pirates are looking for a head coach,” the report said.

“Don’t be surprised if they call a press conference for Monday or Tuesday”

“The frontrunner has always been Benni McCarthy. *Gavin Hunt, Steve Komphela & Pitso Mosimane also discussed,” the report concluded.

McCarthy and Hunt during the Cape Town City and Bidvest Wits days. Image: @Unplayable / Twitter

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