Pirates To Announce New Coach At 11am On Monday? Khabza Mkhize 08:18 Khabza Mkhize Orlando Pirates are set to host a press conference on Monday morning, and the club could announce their new manager. The club announced that a press conference will take place at tomorrow at 11am. A new manager is expected to be announced, following Pirates chairman, Dr. Irvin Khoza's last week. Several names have been linked with the head coach role at the Buccaneers, which included Shakes Mashaba, Dan Malesela, Giovanni Solinas, Ruud Krol and Luc Eymael. It has been indicated that Mashaba and Malesela are front-runners, although confirmation of the appointment is expected on Monday morning. Augusto Palacios has been in charge on interim basis since Muhsin Ertugral resigned at the start of November in 2016.