Steering the Bucs’ ship
by Timothy Molobi they are not always organised and they lack the self-belief that they will be top players. I am here to make a difference in their careers, and I hope I will add value.”
He says he enjoyed working with African players in both Sweden and Norway.
“African players always give you a smile, even when things are tough, and I enjoyed working with them.”
He confesses that he does not know much about South Africa, except for what he has read, but wants to experience more.
“I know the situation and the history of the country. I have a few friends in Cape Town and have been here before, but knowing something after reading it and experiencing it are two different things. Unfortunately, I have not had a chance to go out as I have been meeting people and trying to settle in since I arrived.”
The Swede is looking forward to two things this year: helping Pirates achieve their goal of finishing in a respectable position this season, and becoming a big daddy – a grandfather – later in the year.
Oh, and sunshine when going to the FNB Stadium for the first time during the Soweto Derby on Saturday. He says he only saw the stadium before it was completed for the 2010 World Cup.
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