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Orlando Pirates latest | Legend’s choice for Josef Zinnbauer’s replacement

A former Orlando Pirates captain has doesn’t suppose Josef Zinnabuer will nonetheless be on the membership as head coach subsequent season.

Benedict Vilakazi stated he has seen sufficient of him to conclude that Zinnbauer is not going to take Pirates wherever.

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This regardless of the German mentor delivering the MTN8 trophy in December 2020; Pirates’ first main piece of silverware in six years.

“I don’t think Josef Zinnbauer will be the coach at Orlando Pirates next season. I have seen enough of him to realize that he will not take the team anywhere,” stated Vilakazi in his column with iDiskiTimes.

According to Vilakazi, Pirates ought to look to interchange Zinnbauer with two-time AFCON-winning coach Herve Renard whom he stated was sturdy sufficient to guide the Sea Robbers each domestically and on the African continent.

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Pirates have already been linked with former Kaizer Chiefs goal Adel Amrouche however Vilakazi is satisfied that Renard would do an incredible job as Zinnbauer’s replacement.

“There were pictures of AFCON-winning coach Herve Renard circulating, and the suggestion was that he is here in South Africa,” he continued.

“Orlando Pirates need a strong coach like him who will lead the club to domestic and continental domination.” 

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He added: “Renard received the Africa Cup of Nations with Zambia and the Ivory Coast. He is a revered coach throughout the continent and he is aware of African soccer. 

“I think it will be a great idea if the Buccaneers get his services going forward.”

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