Irvin Khoza confirms Muhsin Ertugral resignation as Orlando Pirates coach


Irvin Khoza confirms Muhsin Ertugral resignation as Orlando Pirates coach.

Orlando Pirates chairman Irvin Khoza has confirmed Muhsin Ertugral has resigned as head coach of the club.

Ertugral indicated he would step down after Bucs’ 6-1 humiliation at the hands of SuperSport United at Mbombela Stadium last night.

Khoza announced at a press conference today that he has accepted Ertugral’s decision to quit Mayfair.

“We will have a meeting this afternoon to discuss a standby coach because there’s not much in the market,” Khoza told the gathered media.

“Internally we will ask one of our coaches to take over until December. I don’t want to say who it is because he might say no.

“Maybe we will ask one of our assistants, or maybe we will ask coach Augusto, we will only know this afternoon.

“But I guess if coach Augusto is available, he is the most senior coach we have, but there is too much in his hands because he is too much in development.

“But if he is available I think he will be the one we ask to take over the reins.”

NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 12: Muhsin Ertugral of Black Aces during the Absa Premiership match between Black Aces and University of Pretoria at Mbombela Stadium on March 12, 2016 in Nelspuit, South Africa. (Photo by Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images)

NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 12: Muhsin Ertugral of Black Aces during the Absa Premiership match between Black Aces and University of Pretoria at Mbombela Stadium on March 12, 2016 in Nelspuit, South Africa. (Photo by Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images)

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