Pirates news coach

Pirates expected to announce Helmy Gueldich. Image: @spana_Konki/ Twitter.

Orlando Pirates to add African coach

Orlando Pirates are determined to challenge DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns. Helmy Gueldich is reportedly going to Soweto.

Pirates news coach

Pirates expected to announce Helmy Gueldich. Image: @spana_Konki/ Twitter.

We’ve been asking who’s going to stop Mamelodi Sundowns? It might be Orlando Pirates.

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After leading the Tanzanian giants to a treble last season, the highly-rated strength and conditioning coach Gueldich has reportedly joined Pirates.

“Former Young African SC strength and conditioning coach Helmy Gueldich has been appointed at Orlando Pirates ahead of the new season,” African football and iDiski Times’ leading reporter Lorenz Kohler reported.

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“Sources within the Buccaneers camp have confirmed he penned a deal to join them ahead of the new season and has begun his process of securing a work permit and flight before making his official move to South Africa,” the report added.

A legend at Yanga after winning the treble with head coach Nassride Nabi last season. Image: @spana_Konki / Twitter.

With the Sea Robbers returning to the CAF Champions League next season, Gueldich’s vast experience on the continent could make him one of the top acquisitions of the transfer window.

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Staying with Pirates, one of the club’s new players, has revealed which player he loves to watch on SuperSport 203.

Maswanganyi, who plays his football wide on the right or left, scored on debut in a friendly against Maccabi Tel Aviv before finding the net again in the match against Ecuador’s Independiente.

Additionally, the same player scored again as Pirates defeated TS Galaxy on Sunday afternoon.

“I really enjoy watching Martin Odegaard, who plays for Arsenal, I think he plays really well,” said Maswanganyi, as quoted by FarPost.

“Most of the time, I try to emulate his style, particularly how he’s able to find spaces in the pockets, how he turns and position himself. I really admire his style of play,” the new Pirates attacker added.

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