Absa Premiership

Jonevret permit approved, backed to start well against City

2017-02-23 15:06
Kjell Jonevret (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates have backed new head coach Kjell Jonevret to start well in his first game in charge against Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Kick off is at 15:30.

Jonevret was recently appointed on a three-year deal and takes over from interim coach Augusto Palacios.

The Sea Robbers are currently struggling in the league and occupy 10th spot in the Premiership standings.

The Swedish coach has been granted his work permit by the Department of Home Affairs, and will get his first taste of action when Pirates take on Rise and Shine.

Meanwhile, Thandi Merafe, Bucs' media officer, has given her full backing to the 54-year-old.

"Hitting the ground running! Kjell Jonevret will take the reins vs Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium this weekend. Temporary work permit has been approved," she said.

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Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Wits v Mamelodi Sundowns, Moses Mabhida Stadium 19:30
Friday, 20 December 2019
Wits v Cape Town City, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
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Orlando Pirates v Black Leopards, Orlando Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Stellenbosch, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
Chippa United v SuperSport United, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:15
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