Former Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredjevic arrested in Port Elizabeth


Sredojevic has had another run-in with South African law enforcement after he was arrested on allegations of sexual assault earlier this week.

'Micho', who is currently head coach of the Zambian senior national team, was in Nelson Mandela Bay to do tracking and scouting of young talent at the ongoing COSAFA Under-20 Championships.

On Monday, the former Buccanners mentor, who was accused of a similar offense back in 2019 prior to his departure from the club and country, was arrested and appeared in court on Friday.

"Zambian national football team coach, Milutin Sredojevic (51), appeared at the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court on sexual assault charges earlier today," read a statement from the National Prosecuting Authority.

"It is alleged that earlier this week on Monday 07 December, during the Cosafa Games in Port Elizabeth, a 39-year-old woman was delivering coffee at the Wolfson Stadium when she asked Sredojevic if he would need sugar with his coffee.

"He allegedly said no and disclosed that he needed another type of sugar while pointing at her private parts. It is alleged that the lady complained to her boss, who in turn warned Sredojevic not to do it again.

“Later on that day, the lady went to deliver coffe again at same stadium and this time Sredojevic allegedly touched her buttocks.

“He was granted R10 000 bail and his next court appearance will be on 25 February 2021.”