Pirates bolster backroom staff

READ: Mabaso explains Buccaneers move

Wilken, who joined Usuthu in February 2016, served as youth coach and team analyst at the Durban-based outfit.

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According to his Linkedin profile, he will now perform the latter role for the Milutin Sredojevic-led Buccaneers.

AmaZulu and Wilken confirmed the move on Twitter.

Pirates recently also hired former Swansea City goalkeeper coach Andrew Sparkes.

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The Sea Robbers started pre-season training on Monday.