Absa Premiership

Krol hints at Pirates return

2015-03-05 14:54
Ruud Krol (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Orlando Pirates coach Ruud Krol, currently out of a job, has admitted that a return to the Buccaneers would interest him.

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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 League.

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 Tinkler.

“I’ve always been interested in South Africa, it’s a beautiful country.

“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.

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