Absa Premiership

Tinkler wants permanent job

2015-03-30 11:03
Eric Tinkler (Supplied)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler has absolutely no qualms about the prospect of securing a permanent appointment at the club next season.

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Tinkler believes that he has started something meaningful this term and would be delighted if he could be given an opportunity to finish off what he has started during the current campaign.

However, he does acknowledge that the ball is ultimately in chairman Irvin Khoza's court.

“I'm happy with my job at Pirates,” Tinkler told Isolezwe.

“Yes, I would have liked to win the Nedbank Cup for the club, but it's no longer going to happen,” added Tinkler.

“Coaching Pirates comes with a lot of pressure, but if I can still sleep and wake up, then it means I'm doing well. I have only lost twice in 15 games,” added Tinkler.

“The chairman (Dr Irvin Khoza) will decide my future.

"I just have to continue doing well for the team because that will be very crucial in deciding my fate at the end of the season.

"I've said before that I would like to coach Pirates on a permanent basis, but all that will depend on the chairman,” he added.

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