'Orlando Pirates players were close to the coach' - Davids opens up about Zinnbauer's departure

Orlando Pirates assistant coach Fadlu Davids has revealed that Josef Zinnbauer's resignation shocked the players.

The German tactician decided to step down as the Soweto giants' head coach on Monday after he failed to guide the team to the MTN8 Semi-finals as Bucs lost 2-1 to Swallows FC on Saturday.

Zinnbauer had been in charge of Pirates for two-and-half years and he ended the club's six-year trophy drought by guiding the team to the 2020 MTN8 title triumph. read more