First look at Bucs' Zinnbauer in action

Premiership

Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer is fully engaged in the team's preparations ahead of their final fixture of the year against Black Leopards this weekend.

Pirates last week announced the arrival of Zinnbauer, who takes over from interim coach Rhulani Mokwena following the departure of Milutin Sredojevic in August.

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Mokwena had been in charge for 15 matches across all competitions this season, winning just four, drawing six and losing five, prompting the club management to appoint the German tactician on a permanent basis.

The 49-year-old, who previously managed FC St. Gallen in Switzerland and Hamburger SV in his homeland, has since been hard ar work in preparation for Saturday's fixture at Orlando Stadium.

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It is as yet known whether he will be on the bench for The Buccaneers, pending the issuing of his South African work permit, but he will undoubtedly have a say in thing relating to the match.

Scroll through the images in the gallery above to see Zinnbauer in his new colours and how he's been working with his squad...

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