Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic
says he will serve the club to the best of his ability, regardless of what his
contract situation with the Soweto Giants is.
The Buccaneers boss has just one year remaining on his
current deal and speculation is rife as to whether he will be offered a new
deal or not.
On the one hand, he has yet to bring a trophy to the club in
his current reign, but there is no doubt that he has got them playing much
better than before he joined.
The consensus is pretty clear that he will be offered an
extension if he wins something next season, but Micho insists that does not add
any extra pressure because he serves to the best of his ability regardless of
"Look, I don't want to think about [his contract]. I
need to tell you that I have come every single night and hard-working every
single night sleepless," he told KickOff website.
"I have given service and I will still give service. Between
you and me I was in problem in 2001 when I came to Africa and now my name is a
brand name on the continent and I have served Pirates in the best possible way.
"The moment I go, I am just one telephone call away
from the next job, in the national team of South Africa and big teams on the
"I am soldier and servant of Orlando Pirates and I only
focus on Orlando Pirates. Contract, this and that…I do not at all think about
that. I just want to serve the badge and jersey."