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Orlando Pirates sign finishing expert Stephane Adam

7:07 PM GMT+8 01/08/2018
Dr Irvin Khoza - Orlando Pirates
The Buccaneers are doing all they can to bring back the good old days and end their four-year trophy drought this season

Orlando Pirates have reinforced their technical team with the acqusition of Stephane Adam. 

Adam is a specialist coach for finishing, and he will work closely with the strikers at the club. 

The Sea Robbers released the following statement on their official website on Wednesday confirming Adam's arrival: 

Orlando Pirates Football Club is delighted to welcome yet another member to the technical team.

Stéphane Adam has been appointed to the Orlando Pirates first team where he will serve as a Specialist Coach for Finishing.

Adam is a former player himself with a career spanning over 14 years where he played for clubs such as Lille and FC Metz in France before joining Scottish club Hearts where made over 140 appearances for the club.

The French born coach joins the Buccaneers from French outfit Lille.

Adam is a highly rated coach, who had been working in Europe as part of the back room staff for several high-profile clubs. 

His recent stint was at French club Lille SC, and he will be expected to use experience to help Pirates strikers fire on all cylinders this season. 

The Sea Robbers scored 41 goals this past season and conceded 26 as they collected 55 points from their 30 league games.

Despite being the second highest goalscoring team after Mamelodi Sundowns, who won the league title, Pirates saw the need to bring in someone who will help their strikers convert those goalscoring chances. 

Over two seasons ago, SuperSport United also hired former Bafana Bafana striker Mark Williams to help sharpen their marksmen.