OFFICIAL: Bucs announce new coach


Orlando Pirates have announced their new head coach for the upcoming season.

The Soweto giants have appointed Spanish coach José Riveiro as their new head coach for the upcoming season.

The Buccaneers have confirmed that Riveiro has signed a three-year deal.

“First of all, I would like to send a greeting to all the fans of Orlando Pirates," Riveiro told the Pirates website.

"I am delighted to have joined the club. The Pirates project is an exciting one and I look forward to what lies ahead. It is an honour for me and my colleagues to have the responsibility to coach such an institution and compete for the highest goals.”

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The Spaniard will be assisted by Sergio Almenara and Mandla Ncikazi. 

“Along with my support team, we are looking forward to arriving and joining the task force and the group of players to start working immediately.”

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