Steve Lekoelea: Pirates needs a coach that understands the club's culture

2022/06/26 22:21:00

Steve Lekoelea has weighed in on Orlando Pirates opting to go with José Riveiro as their new coach and the Buccaneers legend isn't thrilled by the decision.

The announcement of José Riveiro as new Orlando Pirates coach stunned many. Former Orlando Pirates player, Steve Lekoelea, isn't happy with the decision either. Lekoelea believes that a coach who understands the way the club plays should have been hired.

Steve Lekoelea has weighed in on Orlando Pirates opting to go with José Riveiro as their new coach and the Buccaneers legend isn't thrilled by the decision.

➡️ find "Recommended for you" block and enjoy! While some are eager to see what he can do in , others are sceptical.The Bucs have announced the acquisitions of Nkosinathi Sibisi and Tapelo Xoki, with Evidence Makgoba believed to be also joining the club.Orlando Pirates announced the appointment of Jose Riveiro as new head coach on a three-year deal, the club confirmed on Saturday.Our offices are for administrative purposes only, no visitors will be accepted without an appointment.

Former Orlando Pirates star, Steve Lekoelea, also had his doubt about the new coach.AS reported by , Lekoelea said that Pirates needed to hire a coach who understood the club and how it plays."The problem with players that come from small teams, they tend to struggle to adjust at big teams because they don't believe in themselves."We need a coach that will understand the structure and culture of the club,"Lekoelea said."I am delighted to have joined the club."Orlando Pirates is a team that likes to attack.Be yourself and always ready to fight," Lekoelea told the Siya crew.We have lost it in the past with European coaches that didn't understand the club and South African players," he added..

The debate over local versus foreign coaches in the Premier Soccer League is not a new one."We need a coach that will understand the structure and culture of the club." Riveiro added:"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.Pitso Mosimane has long advocated for local coaches to be employed at PSL sides.The debate is now spreading to the nation team as well.We have lost it in the past with European coaches that didn't understand the club and South African players," he added..Riveiro fills the post that has been vacant since December 2020 after Zinnbauer resigned as head coach, sighting family reasons for his departure and returning to his native Germany.

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