Pitso Mosimane Expresses Interest in Coaching in South Africa but Mamelodi Sundowns Aren’t Open to a Reunion

Pitso Mosimane Expresses Interest in Coaching in South Africa but Mamelodi Sundowns Aren’t Open to a Reunion

  • Pitso Mosimane recently admitted that he was open to returning to coaching once again in South Africa
  • Former Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane previously coached Mamelodi Sundowns before he opted to go to Egypt
  • Mamelodi Sundowns are happy with the coaches they have and are not open to welcoming back Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane has not ruled out a return to South Africa as a coach.

Mosimane has been linked with numerous clubs since he left Al Ahly last week.

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Pitso Mosimane is interested in returning home to coach but Mamelodi Sundowns are happy with Rhulani Mokwena, Manqoba Mnqithi and Steve Komphela. Image: @Lorenz_KO/ @Bevstar7
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Jingles recently admitted that he missed South Africa and was open to coaching again in the country, KickOff reported.

"I can never say never to coaching in South Africa. I miss home, and maybe things can change quickly so why not. Let's ruffle a few feathers and let football be competitive again,” he said.

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Following his departure from Al Ahly, some believed that Mosimane would return to Mamelodi Sundowns. Mosimane was contracted to the Brazilians till 2024 but left the club to join Al Ahly in 2020. He was also the only coach to lead Masandawana to the CAF Champions League title.

Sundowns' chairman, Thlopie Motsepe, has ruled out the possibility of Mosimane returning to the club though, Goal.com reported.

“We have three very successful coaches who have done so well for our football club. All we can do is wish coach Pitso well. Our coaches have done so well, it wouldn’t be right to think about any other suitor for our football club because we have found the perfect coaches,” he said.

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As reported by The Citizen, Mosimane has signed a contract extension with Sundowns, resulting in the club paying his commission to his wife, who is also his agent.

The money was meant to be paid in instalments but Sundowns paid the amount in a once-off lump sum. Pitso then jumped ship and signed for Al Ahly, without working out the remainder of his contract at Masandawana.

Source: Sports Brief News