Absa Premiership

Moloi urges Pirates fans to give Zinnbauer a chance

2019-12-17 10:46
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Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer.

Cape Town - Former Orlando Pirates fan-favourite Teboho Moloi is convinced that new Bucs coach Josef Zinnbauer can be a success at the club.

Zinnbauer is an unknown quantity in South Africa and his appointment received a luke-warm reception from the Pirates faithful, who remain skeptical about the German's ability to turn things around.

However, Moloi has voiced his support for the new boss and reminded people of the unknown foreign coaches who have been successful in South Africa in the past.

"You know I hear a lot of people complaining about the new guy you know and we all know the chairperson would never bring or appoint somebody whom he thinks will never bring changes," Moloi told FarPost.

"In 1973 when Pirates had a clean sweep we had a coach called Tony Sanderson and a lot of people didn't know anything about him but he ended up winning everything that was on offer.

"In 1992 the chairperson brought in Geoff Hudson and we know what he did for us and that was the turning point of Orlando Pirates starting to beat Kaizer Chiefs.

"We should just support the guy and give him a chance. I mean, even Kaizer Chiefs brought in Jeff Butler. Who knew anything about Jeff Butler? But he did wonders for Chiefs."

Zinnbauer's charges will host Black Leopards in an Absa Premiership clash on Saturday.

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