On Monday, club chairperson Irvin Khoza announced that 54-year-old Swede Kjell Jonevret will be the new head coach of Orlando Pirates, on a three year contract.


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The club has been in shambles these past few months, which lead to Muhsin Ertugral resigning in early November and Augusto Palacios standing in as interim coach; while the search for a new coach was underway.

Tweeps comment on the new head coach, Kjell Jonevret:

Some are just startled by Orlando Pirates bringing on board someone they don’t know.

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