Former Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer has made a return to the sidelines rather less than a 12 months after his exit from the Buccaneers.
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The German tactician had been with out a job in soccer since his determination to go away Pirates in August 2021, however has now returned to the sport after his appointment at Russian giants Lokomotiv Moscow was introduced on Thursday night time.
“We’re glad to welcome Josef Zinnbauer to our workforce,” Lokomotiv sporting director Thomas Zorn mentioned, in line with the membership’s official web site.
“As we deliberate, Lokomotiv is strengthening the teaching workers with a specialist with good expertise in varied championships.
“When inviting Josef, we additionally took into consideration that he has severe expertise in working with younger individuals and shares the ideas of the sport that we wish to see performed by Lokomotiv.”
Upon resigning from his function as Pirates boss final 12 months, Zinnbauer defined that he had not been in a position to see his household for twenty-four months throughout the coronavirus pandemic and cited that as the rationale for his return to his native Germany.
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