Premier Soccer League Orlando Perez confirmed the death of their former player and assistant coach Ian Palmer on Thursday.
The pirates did not reveal the cause of death of the 55-year-old strategist, but Indicates unconfirmed reports in local media He could suffer from pneumonia and complications of covid 19.
Palmer last ended his playing career as a boxing assistant coach in 2008 with kidney problems.
“On behalf of the extended Orlando Pirates family, we extend our heartfelt and deepest sympathies to the Palmer family,” the club said in a statement on Thursday. “Relax.”
In addition to his duties as an assistant at the Box, Palmer was head coach at Manning Rangers from 2004 and 2005, before being appointed to the FCA, where he served for a year between 2006 and 2007. Serve.
Between 2007 and 2008, South Africa was in charge of Martzburg United before a brief spell with African warriors in 2009.
His next workstation was United FC, where he lived from 2009 to 2010.
The Johannesburg-born strategist was then appointed Blackburn Rovers coach between 2010 and 2011 before returning to Martzburg United, where he remained until 2012.
At Mertzburg United, where he replaced German coach Ernest Madendorp at the end of the 2012 season, Plummer offered to extend his initial one-year contract after saving the PSL club from that time. Gone was what looked like an important period of time.
Between 2012 and mid-2013, he worked with Black Leopard, Santos, Chipa United and also had impressions on the Super Eagles and Matt Book FC.
The last team he coached was Richards BFC for the Gladiator Championships.
After leaving Richards Bay, he joined a number of PSL clubs, although this never happened because he did not return to the top.
Palmer, who received a kidney transplant in 2016, also added PG Rangers to his senior sports.