Orlando Pirates Appoints Micho

South African club Orlando Pirates have confirmed the appointment of Milutin Sredojevic as their new head coach.
The Serbian coach was unveiled by the Buccaneers at a press conference on Thursday after quitting as head coach of Ugandan cranes over the weekend coming in as the replacement for Kjell Jonevret, who resigned this week.
Micho, as the new coach is known, returns for a second stint at Pirates, having initially held the coaching reins in 2006. Speaking to the press, Bucs boss Dr Irvin Khoza said: "We welcome back Milutin Sredejovic, coach Micho. A man who's integrity I respect.

“When he [Micho] left [in 2006], he left graciously. Now, he comes back with a great record and experiences throughout the continent.” He added: "We will also announce his technical support staff after further discussions."

Regarding Pirates’ playing personnel and the club's plans for the transfer market, Khoza said: “We are hoping to finalise one or two signings before the start of the season in key positions.” Khoza also confirmed former Pirates captain Oupa Manyisa will depart Soweto after signing a three-year deal with Mamelodi Sundowns.

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