Rhulani: I'll rest when I'm six feet under

Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena has confessed to still having sleepless nights about how to get the Mighty Buccaneers to where they deserve.

Mokwena has been under enormous pressure since taking over the coaching reins from Milutun Sredojovic a few months ago, with results still not forthcoming to alleviate the stress.

Pirates have not been consistent with their results and have a chance to start changing that when they welcome Stellenbosch FC in the Telkom Knockout on Saturday.

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This could be a chance for Mokwena and his charges to redeem themselves.

"When you are in an institution like Orlando Pirates, you are there to serve. Sleep comes only after work has been done," said Mokwena.

"There are still a lot of sleepless nights, particularly also because the competition has been strengthened with most of our players coming back from injuries. We are in a position where we are stronger.

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"Ours is to serve this great institution and make sure we get the team in a competitive state. I will only rest when I am six feet underground and this club has reached the pinnacle and pleased millions of supporters, because that is what they deserve."

Mokwena has only won one game since taking over and has watched his side leak several goals at the back.

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