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Orlando Pirates Encouraged to follow Mamelodi Sundowns Managerial Blueprint

Orlando Pirates has been encouraged to follow the managerial blueprint of Mamelodi Sundowns.

Following the departure of head coach Josef Zinnbauer at the beginning of the season, Pirates adopted the managerial Style of Sundowns by putting Fadlu Davids and Mandla Ncikazi as co-coaches.

This comes after the Brazilians put Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena as the club's co-coaches following the departure of Pitso Mosimane last season.

However Ncikazi and Davids are caretaker coaches as Pirates management has kept quiet regarding the head coach role and the two coaches are currently sharing the responsibility to lead the club.

South African football legend Thabo Mngomeni believes that the Buccaneers should also adopt Sundowns managerial blueprint by giving both Ncikazi and Davids a chance until the end of the season.

Speaking to Kickoff Magazine Mngomeni said the coaches must be given a chance by the club just like they always do with overseas coaches.

"Just like these useless foreign coaches who are always brought here and given ample chances," he said.

He added that that will also be good for the South African football.

Mngomeni said Ncikazi and Davids have proven that if they are given a chance something good can happen.

He also believes that their working bond will grow and they will also form a bond with the players which is a good thing.

Mngomeni suggested that Pirates should also include someone like Dan Malesela as a missing puzzle to the club's technical team.

He said that Sundowns are proving that it can be done with three coaches, and people must stop with claims that some clubs are too big for local coaches because in the past they won trophies while using local coaches.

He added that since the overseas coaches came with their papers they lost the identity of South African football.

Source: Kickoff Magazine

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