- Former Orlando Pirates head coach Rhulani Mokwena sent Bucs supporters lots of love via social media
- Mokwena received a mixed reaction as some fans lauded the former mentor
- Other supporters shared some harsh words and offered stern advice
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Football fans are tough to please at the best of times, especially as head coach at a top club.
Former Orlando Pirates head coach Rhulani Mokwena was reminded of this even though he vacated the hot seat a while ago.
Briefly.co.za previously reported on the interest that new coach Josef Zinnbauer has attracted since taking charge.
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An Orlando Pirates supporter forum praised Mokwena via Twitter recently and he in turn responded with a heartfelt message for the fans:
"The deepest feelings reflect the density of our love ... I'm humbled by the love and support that I receive from the Buccaneers, although I don’t deem myself worthy."
The beautiful message was well received by many fans, but Briefly.co.za noted that it also sparked some irate responses.
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BucsForLife ️(@davidmasindi) shared his admiration for Mokwena:
"You're loved and will always have our support as you're one of us before being a coach, we appreciate you coach Rulani "Mlungisi" Mokwena."
#Ubuntu (@Mzilankatha37) added,
"Once and always, hold your head up high coach, your real time is coming."
Sulumane (@Sphe_Luyanda) showed some tough love:
"Man up and stop sulking. It's not looking good on the bench. Football has its up's and down's, professionalism at all times is key."
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