Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena has given us an idea of his commitment in restoring the might of the Buccaneers.
Mokwena is currently at the helm since Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic dramatically resigned to join Zamalek in August.
The former Mamelodi Sundowns coach has had to battle on as Pirates started the season with only two wins in seven. The awful start also includes shock exits out of the MTN8 and the CAF Champions League.
"When you are in an institution like Orlando Pirates, you are there to serve. Sleep comes only after work has been done," said Mokwena to Kick Off.
Mokwena further added what is a ‘good stress’ factor. Several of Pirates key men are back from injuries: Vincent Maliele Pule and Ben Motshwari.
"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,” Mokwena added.
"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,” concluded the 34-year-old coach.
Pirates will next step onto the grass this weekend. Bucs will welcome Stellenbosch FC in the Telkom Knockout last 16 game on Saturday at 18:00.
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