- Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane was the victim of verbal abuse by Mamelodi Sundowns fans
- The EFF has strongly condemned the actions of the Sundowns' fans and demanded that SAFA fine the club
- Mosimane was visibly emotional following the insults that were hurled at him
The EFF has voiced their support for Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane after he was the recipient of shocking abuse following the Mamelodi Sundowns match on Saturday.
As the Al Ahly bus left Atteridgeville stadium, crowds of Mamelodi Sundowns supporters held signs with vulgar language and insults written on them.
The EFF released a statement strongly condemning the actions of the fans and demanded that SAFA hold the club accountable and fine Mamelodi Sundowns.
The EFF also praised Mosimane and called him an exceptional coach who had made South Africa proud on the international stage.
Floyd Shivambu repeated Mosimane's sentiments and suggested that Mosimane name and shame those responsible. Shivambu also questioned why the club was so quiet following the incident.
Mosimane was visibly emotional following the incident and shared how he felt about during the post-match interview.
Earlier, Briefly News reported that Simba SC thoroughly trounced the Kaizer Chiefs in a spectacular match, beating them 3-0. Despite the whitewash, Amakhosi have done enough in the season to qualify for the CAF semi-finals.
Fans were ecstatic and took to social media to celebrate their team's successful defeat.
Kaizer Chiefs made history by qualifying for the CAF semis, a milestone they have never been able to reach in the past.
In other news, Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has paid tribute to his family. 'Jingles’ took to his official Twitter account to thank his family for their support, saying he is blessed to have them.
In a picture posted on social media, the Red Devils boss’ family members are seen dressed in the red and white colours of the Egyptian giants.
The five-time Premier Soccer League winner’s followers have also joined him as they shared their thoughts but some have reminded the coach of the unfinished task against Masandawana.
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