Orlando Pirates Football Club Head Coach Josef Zinnbauer, has tendered his resignation on Monday. Zinnbauer thanked the Chairman of Orlando Pirates, Dr. Irvin Khoza, the Club, and its supporters.
“I would like to thank the Chairman and management for the opportunity they have given me. Unfortunately, my time at the Club has come to an end. I have enjoyed my time here and would also like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the supporters.
“I have spent the last two years away from my family and for this reason, I have decided to hand in my resignation. I would like to wish the Club and its supporters all the best for the future.”
The German mentor leaves the Club with a record of 35 wins, 20 draws, and 13 losses in his 68 matches in charge of the Mighty Buccaneers.
On Saturday Orlando Pirates’ MTN8 title-defence ended on the first hurdle, following a 2-1 defeat to Swallows FC at Orlando Stadium.