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Zungu apologises for 'disrespectful' Pirates comments

Bongani Zungu (Gallo Images)
Bongani Zungu (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana international Bongani Zungu has apologised for the "disrespectful" comments regarding Orlando Pirates after claiming Rhulani Mokwena was the "real boss" at the club.

As it happened: Polokwane City 1-2 Orlando Pirates

Zungu issued an apology on his Twitter account saying that he regrets and apologises to those who may have found his comments insensitive.

Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy slammed Zungu's comments towards both Pitso Mosimane and Sredojevic calling for him to show some respect.

Zungu in a series of tweets claimed that assistant coach, Mokwena, is the master-mind behind the scenes at the Buccaneers. After footage showed him dismissing head coach Milutin Sredojevic on the side-line.

In since deleted tweets, Zungu said: "Coach Rhulani has made Pirates a top team again! @coach_rulani you the boss."

"Trust me its him. Even at sundowns ask @dolly_keagan07 he'll tell u"