Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy says he will easily win a boxing match against Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena. He said this after their 3-3 draw at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Bidvest Wits head coach Gavin Hunt has joined the foreign coach versus fresh young South African blood debate, arguing that new faces like Rulani Mokwena must be given an opportunity.
Orlando Pirates head coach Rulani Mokwena believes that the outgoing FIFA break has come at the right time as it has allowed his side to refocus and restructure a number of tactical and technical issues in their game.
Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena last lamented the lack of opportunity given to young coaches in South Africa. The 34-year-old is widely regarded as one of the brightest young minds in local football.
It was dubbed the Miyagi vs Karate Kid contest as the teacher (Steve Komphela) came up against his student (Rhulani Mokwena) but the Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows game produced a goalless draw in an Absa Premiership game played at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Wednesday night.