Zungu showered coach Rulani with praise following Pirates’ win over Rise and Shine, but in the process took a jab at both Sredojevic and Mosimane
Bafana Bafana and Amiens SC midfielder Bongani Zugu has issued an apology for his ‘insensitive tweet’ which caused a stir on social media on Tuesday.
In the tweet, Zungu heaped praise Rulani Mokwena for making Orlando Pirates ‘a top team again’ following the club’s 2-1 win over Polokwane City.
His comments didn’t go down well with the majority of his followers, who felt the player was unnderming Milutin Sredojevic’s hard work.
Zungu went further to say that Mokwena, whom he is close to, played a huge a role in the Mamelodi Sundowns success before leaving for the Sea Robbers.
The France-based midfielder was heavily criticised for his comments, especially from both Pirates and Sundowns fans, who felt he was being disrespectful towards Sredojevic and Pitso Mosimane.
Zungu took to Twitter to apologise for his behaviour, but he reiterated that he was just excited to see the team he grew up supporting do ever so well after recently going through a rough patch.
The former AmaTuks player issued the apology just before he was reprimanded by former Pirates and Bafana striker Benni McCarthy.
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McCarthy warned Zungu in reply to his tweet that he shouldn’t undermine Mosimane, whom he feels nurtured him to be the player he is today.
Wow didn’t expect u to have so little class my man @BonganiZungu08 disrespectful to coach Pitso for building your career so that you can succeed in Europe now you pushing assistant coach rulani to be the brains behind Pirates success,wow😮Friends or not some respect Son 🤔
— Benni McCarthy (@bennimccarthy17) November 7, 2018
Mokwena recently presented Zungu with the Pirates jersey and tracksuit, and that fueled speculation that the player might be back in the PSL soon.