Official Club Announcement
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 19:24
Orlando Pirates Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Muhsin Ertugral as Head Coach.
Ertugral has signed a three year contract with the Club and will assume his duties from July 1.
The 56-year old said: “I am excited about the prospect of working for Orlando Pirates Football Club. It’s an absolute honour to be at the helm of one of the biggest Clubs in Africa.”
“This is a Club with great history and tradition. I am looking forward to being part of the Orlando Pirates family and thank the President for the trust he has shown in me.”
In welcoming the coach, Administrative Officer Floyd Mbele said: “Muhsin is a coach who needs no introductions. His achievements and knowledge of the game are well documented.
“We are confident that he will find all he needs to assemble an exciting and competitive squad ahead of the start of the 2016/17 season.”
Meanwhile, the Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza met with Eric Tinkler earlier this afternoon to deliberate on matters of the Club.
The Chairman is scheduled to meet Tinkler again on Monday, 4 July 2016 to conclude these discussions.