Chabalala, who is not a fan of the co-coaching situation, feels this is what Pirates needed to move in the right direction.
“This is good news. That’s what I’ve been saying, that you can’t have two coaches,” Chabalala said.
“It’s a no, no for me. You need to have someone who is going to take a decision on what needs to happen with the team and not two people pulling in different directions.
“If Mandla stays, he will be able to take the responsibility of everything that is happening with regards to the team. If they give him a chance (Mandla), he will need a lot of support because if you don’t have the support you can’t go anywhere.”
It’s not clear if Ncikazi will follow Davids or the club will bring someone in to work with him.
“The person who is going to replace Fadlu has to be someone who has a plan to bring change to the team and not just be there for the sake of it. He must be able to push the team to the direction that it needs to take right now,” Motale said.
Despite Pirates finishing runners-up in the Caf Confederation Cup this year, they ended the season in position 6 in the DStv Premiership.
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