Pitso Mosimane's net worth, salary, wife, age, achievements

Pitso Mosimane's net worth, salary, wife, age, achievements

Helix Odhiambo, Jackline Wangare
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:59 PM

Pitso Mosimane is a famous South African professional football manager and a former player. He is the current manager of the Saudi Arabian club Al-Ahli Saudi FC. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest African football coaches. Pitso's decorated coaching career has seen him manage numerous teams, including Mamelodi Sundowns, SuperSport United, and Al Ahly.

Pitso Mosimane and Royal AM
Manager Pitso Mosimane of Al Ahly during the CAF Champions League Final 2022 match between Al Ahly and Wydad AC at Stade Mohammed V on May 30, 2022, in Casablanca, Morocco. Photo: Sebastian Frej
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In addition to his success, Pitso is also one of the longest-serving coaches in South African football. He has won multiple major trophies with various teams since the beginning of his illustrious coaching career.

Profile summary

Full name

Pitso John Hamilton Mosimane





Date of birth

26 July 1964


58 years (as of 2022)

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Kagiso, Gauteng, South Africa

Current residence

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Johannesburg, South Africa


South African







Height in feet and inches


Height in centimetres


Weight in kilograms


Weight in pounds


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Eye colour


Marital status



Moira Mosimane




Football coach

Net worth

$5 million





Pitso Mosimane's biography

How old is Pitso Mosimane? The renowned football coach was born on 26 July 1964. This makes him 58 years old as of 2022.

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Where is Pitso Mosimane originally from? He was born and raised in Kagiso, Krugersdorp, South Africa.

Football career

how much does Pitso Mosimane earn per month
Pitso Mosimane manager of South Africa directs a South Africa team training session ahead of the Nelson Mandela Challenge Cup match against the USA at the Philippi Stadium. Photo: Carl Fourie
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The 58-year-old tactician played for Josmo Cosmos, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates in South Africa. Beyond Mzansi's borders, he featured for Al-Saad (Qatar), Ionikos (Greece), and KFC Rita Berlaar (Belgium) before retiring on 1 July 1996

Mosimane began his coaching career at KFC Rita Berlaar when he took charge of the under-11 team. He later returned to his home country to put his managerial skills to the task. Here is a look at the various coaching positions he has held over the years.

Supersport United (2001-2007)

The 58-year-old joined Supersport United in 2001 and later became the head coach. He won two trophies with Supersport: the South African Airways Super8 (2004) and the Nedbank Cup (2005). The tactician also won the PSL Coach of the Year award in 2005.

Bafana Bafana (2006-2012)

Pitso was appointed as Bafana Bafana's assistant between 2006 and 2010. He also served as an assistant coach for the team during their 2010 World Cup campaign. In July 2010, Mosimane was appointed Bafana's head coach. However, he failed to lead the team to the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and left in June 2012.

Mamelodi Sundowns (2012-2020)

Pitso landed a managerial role with Sundowns in December 2012, where he made history as one of the club's most successful coaches of all time. He won 11 trophies during his eight-year tenure at the club. Here are his accomplishments with the Mamelodi Sundowns.

  • South Africa Premier Soccer League (2013-14, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20)
  • Nedbank Cup (2014-15, 2019-20)
  • CAF Championship League (2016)
  • CAF Super Cup (2017)
  • Telcom Knockout (2015, 2019)

The 58-year-old won the 2016 coach of the year award at the Global Confederation of African Football award in Abuja, Nigeria, held in January 2017. His remarkable achievements caught the attention of African soccer giants Al Ahly who would later sign him.

Al Ahly (2020 - September 2022)

The former Bafana coach became the first non-Egyptian African to manage Al Ahly. Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly career was quite successful, with numerous titles won in his two-year reign. Here are some of his biggest title victories with the Egyptian club.

  • Egypt Cup (2019-20)
  • Egypt league (2019/20)
  • CAF Champions League (2019-20, 2020-21)
  • CAF Super Cup 2021

Al-Ahli Saudi (October 2022 - present)

Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly
Manager Pitso Mosimane of Al Ahly during the CAF Champions League Final 2022 match between Al Ahly and Wydad AC at Stade Mohammed V on May 30, 2022, in Casablanca, Morocco. Photo: Sebastian Frej
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In the latest Pitso Mosimane news, the renowned tactician and his South African technical team, Kyle Solomon, Musi Matlaba, and Kabelo Rangoaga, joined Al Ahli Saudi Football Club in October 2022. Pitso has overseen three games so far, winning two and drawing one.


Here are the various teams Pitso has coached, the games he has been in charge of, and his wins, draws, and losses.


Games played




Supersport United





South African National team





Mamelodi Sundowns





Al Ahly S.C





Al-Ahli Saudi





Pitso Mosimane and Royal AM

Royal AM is a South African football club based in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, that plays in the PSL. In July 2022, Pitso and his technical team announced a program known as the Pitso Mosimane Masterclass. The first beneficiaries were to be Royal AM.

The program sees Pitso and his team share their wealth of knowledge about playing numerous games in a short time span.

How much does Pitso Mosimane earn per month?

How much is Pitso Mosimane earning? According to SArichandfamous, Pitso Mosimane's salary at Al-Ahli Saudi is about R3 million ($165,289.26) per month. This is slightly higher than what he was reportedly getting at Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

What is Pitso Mosimane's net worth?

According to Answers Africa, the Kagiso-born manager has made quite a fortune in his career. He is one of the wealthiest South African coaches, with an estimated net worth of $5 million. This is, however, not an official net worth figure.

Pitso owns a luxurious home in Johannesburg, where he stays with his family. He also owns a property in Houghton, as well as a large collection of cars. These include a Hyundai Tucson, valued at $27 million and a Mercedes Benz C350.

Is Pitso Mosimane married?

The South African football manager is married to Moira Mosimane. The couple has two sons, Lelentle and Kapano, and a daughter, Reatlegile. Pitso Mosimane's wife also doubles up as his agent and was instrumental in her husband's historic move to Al Ahly.

Interesting facts

Pitso Mosimane's net worth
Pitso John Mosimane coach of Al Ahly looks on during the final match between Zamalek and Al Ahly at Cairo stadium on 27 November 2020 in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Ahmed Awaad
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Here are other exciting details about the South African coach that you probably do not know.

  • Pitso spent a few years in Soweto shortly after his birth.
  • He played for Rockville Hungry Lions in his youth career.
  • During his time as a player, Mosimane was the most expensive footballer in South Africa.

Pitso Mosimane is, inarguably, one of the most successful South African football coaches. His career has seen him win numerous titles in and beyond South Africa. Besides coaching, Pitso also had quite a decorated career as a player.

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