Pirates ponder coaching change? Welshman linked with replacing Zinnbauer

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Welshman Cameron Toshack has been linked to the Orlando Pirates coaching position despite there being no plans to sack current coach Josef Zinnbauer.

The Buccaneer fans have not been overly happy with the team's performances of late and after finishing third on the DStv Premiership table, 17-points behind champions Mamelodi Sundowns, there have been calls for the coach to be replaced.

According to Soccer Laduma, should the club decide to axe Zinnbauer the next man to replace him could very well be former Pafos FC coach Toshack.

Though having only coached Swansea at U19, U20 and U23 level plus his spell in the Cypriot league with Pafos, he did take the Swansea U23's to three Premier League medals in four-years.

The 51-year-old Toshack, who without a job at the moment, worked wonders in his time (2019–2020) at Cypriot side Pafos.

When he joined the relegation struggling side, with only 14 fit players available, he promoted a revival and won the Cypriot First Division's Manager of the Month award in February.

Zinnbauer still has a year remaining on his contract with Pirates but historically in South African football contracts seem to mean very little.

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