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Pitso Mosimane gives honest opinion on Orlando Pirates coach

Pitso Mosimane has showered Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro with praise after a stellar maiden season in the PSL.

The Spanish mentor guided the Buccaneers to both the MTN8 and Nedbank Cup titles.

He also secured a place in next season’s CAF Champions League by finishing in second place in the DStv Premiership.

And now, South African coaching giant Pitso Mosimane has commented on the Orlando Pirates coach’s debut season in the PSL.

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“First I must congratulate the Buccaneers. The coach, first year, two trophies, I’m very much impressed.” Pitso Mosimane said on POWERSportExtra as quoted by IdiskiTimes.

“I’ve been listening to him about formations and tactics, he’s very spot on. He knows his stuff and he is calm, humble and he’s done very well.

“You know my opinion about European coaches coming to South Africa, this is what we need to see. This is value added, brilliant. This is what we need from European coaches in South Africa.”

Pitso Mosimane Image Source: (@PitsoMosimane/Instagram) Orlando Pirates Jose Riveiro
Pitso Mosimane was left with Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro. Image Source: (@PitsoMosimane/Instagram)

In other news, Swallows FC chairman David Mogashoa has confirmed that he’ll be willing to re-sign struggling Kaizer Chiefs defender Njabulo Ngcobo.

Ngcobo has struggled to replicate the form that saw him win the Defender of The Season award with Swallows.

Despite being at Naturena for two seasons now, Ngcobo hasn’t adjusted to life as a Glamour Boy.

And now, Swallows FC chairman David Mogashoa has offered him a ‘get out of jail free’ card!

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“Very disappointed, I think he’s also disappointed that he did not get game time. I’m open to talks if they (Kaizer Chiefs) want to send him out, I’m willing to take him.” – Swallows FC chairman David Mogashoa told SoccerLaduma.

“He did very well at Swallows. I always say to people the pressure at Swallows is not the same pressure at Chiefs. You can be a very good player at Swallows and be a bad player at Chiefs.”

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Njabulo Ngcobo
Njabulo Ngcobo of Swallows FC during the DStv Premiership 2020/21 match between Swallows and Golden Arrows at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on 03 April 2021 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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