Cape Town - Former Orlando Pirates coach Ruud Krol,
currently out of a job, has admitted that a return to the Buccaneers would
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Krol was until recently the head coach at Libyan club Alahli
Sports, but left the team after they were eliminated from the African Champions
The 65-year-old has subsequently told the media in the
Netherlands that he would have no problem in returning to South Africa, where
he could potentially take over at Orlando Pirates from caretaker manager Eric
“I’ve always been interested in South Africa, it’s a
“The players have always been crazy for me and I have always
kept in touch with their manager (Chairman)," he said.
“So far I have not heard of anything about a return, however
if it were up to me, I would be open to it."
Krol was in charge of Pirates from 2008 to 2011, and won the
league title, the MTN8 and the Nedbank Cup with the Sea Robbers.