Rhulani Mokwena ©Backpagepix

Orlando Pirates Football Club has announced the appointment of Rhulani Mokwena as assistant coach.

Mokwena’s dedication to the game pays off with a recognition by an appointment as member of the technical team of the senior team. Rhulani comes to Orlando Pirates with accolades that include having been the Assistant Coach at Mamelodi Sundowns when Sundowns joined Orlando Pirates as the only two South African teams that have won the CAF African Champions League.

Mokwena is known for not shirking responsibility. The Orlando Pirates Head Coach, Micho Sredojevic recommended that Mokwena join as Orlando Pirates as his Assistant Coach. Sredojevic said, “Rhulani’s approach to tasks is done in a commitment that is noteworthy. I am pleased that he accepted the challenge.”

Mokwena especially thanked Mamelodi Sundowns for the opportunity and support he has received to reach this stage of his career.

Mokwena said: “I thank the President Mr Patrice Motsepe and the coach Pitso Mosimane for not only providing me with an opportunity; I thank them for the grace with which they accepted and supported my acceptance of the Orlando Pirates challenge”.

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