Orlando Pirates confirmed the resignation of head coach Kjell Jonevret on Wednesday.
The Swedish tactician had only been in charge of the Soweto giants for close to five months since taking over an already sinking Bucs ship in February.
As Goal previously reported, Pirates have been in contacted with their former coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic about replacing Jonevret.
The Serbian tactician, who resigned as Uganda head coach on Saturday, is expected to be announced as the new Pirates coach this week.
Jonevret took to his official Twitter account to bid goodbye to the club and its fans.
I wish to thank all supporters of Orlando Pirates around the country for making my stay at the club a happy one! All the best for the future— Kjell Jonevret (@Kjellejon) August 2, 2017
Here's how Twitter reacted to resignation of the 55-year-old's resignation:
why did Kjell Jonevret was let go without telling us what is the real problem in the Orlando Pirates camp? pic.twitter.com/ARvm5fHhZ8— Lukaku (@marty_R200) August 2, 2017
Am I surprised that Kjell Jonevret has resigned from Pirates.— Steve Not Komphela (@BigWordKomphela) August 2, 2017
Look Rob, oil and water can never mix. The oil will rise to the top always.
Kjell Jonevret has resigned. Will I be next?— Steve Not Komphela (@BigWordKomphela) August 2, 2017
Look, how can I resign when I am busy vocalizing sequipesalean loquatiousness.
Kjell Jonevret left before PieRats supporters could even learn to pronounce his name. I give this Micho Man 7 months. #MickeyMouseClub— Fortune (@GoodFortuneSA) August 2, 2017
Maybe Kjell Jonevret resigned because the team doesn't have the best players possible, it's sorted by a racial demographic instead of skill?— Trans-Kylie-Gender (@AlsoHasOpinion) August 2, 2017