Orlando Pirates announced on Saturday that Spanish coach José Riveiro will take over as the club’s new head coach, with Mandla Ncikazi set to be an assistant alongside other incoming staff.
According to reports, Orlando Pirates are looking at reuniting the pair of Steve Komphela and Mandla Ncikazi for next season but there could be a major stumbling block in their way.
Newly signed Orlando Pirates defender Nkosinathi Sibisi says he is not concerned about the competition for places in the Pirates defence, adding that it’s all about his hard work and not other people.
The coaching duo of Mandla Ncikazi and Fadlu Davids will not lead Orlando Pirates into next season with the club announcing the departure of Davids on Friday.
Orlando Pirates suffered a 2-0 defeat against SuperSport United in their final game of the season on Monday evening to finish the campaign in sixth place.
Orlando Pirates threw away a two-goal lead as they dropped points in a 2-2 draw with Royal AM on Friday evening, dashing their hopes of a second-place finish.
Orlando Pirates co-coach Mandla Ncikazi has admitted that his fate is not in his hands with his side set to end the season trophyless.
Orlando Pirates bounced back from their continental disappointment with an impressive 4-1 win over Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Moroccan dominance of the Caf Confederation Cup continued in Uyo, Nigeria, on Friday as Renaissance Berkane beat South Africans Orlando Pirates 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw following extra time. Catch the highlights here.
Even winning the Caf Confederation Cup won’t be enough to save the coaching duo of Mandla Nckiazi and Fadlu Davids at Orlando Pirates, says SASoccerMag writer DEAN WORKMAN.