- Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena has heavily criticised Kaizer Chiefs and their coach Ernst Middendorp
- This followed Pirates' loss to Chiefs on Saturday and Mokwena questioned the Amakhosi tactics
- Mokwena seemingly labelled the Chiefs players as thuggish and accused them of diving
While addressing his team's plans for the international break, Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena took the opportunity to throw some shade at Soweto rivals, Kaizer Chiefs.
Mokwena seemed unimpressed with the approach used by the Amakhosi and slammed them for their "thuggish behaviour".
This followed the Buccaneers loss to Chiefs on Saturday at the FNB stadium.
KickOFF.com reported that Mokwena felt the behaviour of the Chiefs players was influenced by their coach Ernst Middendorp.
Mokwena stated that his players will need to use the international window to recover from the bruising encounter with the Glamour Boys.
Mokwena said, "Fortunately or unfortunately, the doctors have to work on a broken nose, bruised eyes and a broken knee."
Briefly.co.za gathered that Mokwena also accused the Chiefs players of diving - Bernard Parker earned a penalty in the dying moments to bag the three points.
Mokwena added, "The second thing, what I will be working on, I am definitely not working on taekwondo, judo and swimming."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Mokwena called for an end to referee bashing and it seems his frustration lies more with opposition players than the match officials.
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