- Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has spoken out over the sacking of Benni McCarthy
- Mosimane feels saddened by Cape Town City's decision to cut ties with McCarthy
- The 'Downs mentor points to the fact that McCarthy had brought silverware to the club within his first two seasons at the helm
Being a head coach in football is often a thankless task.
When success is attained, the praise is short-lived, but when things go pear-shaped, the coach is often the first m'an on the chopping block.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane feels that this situation was perfectly displayed when Cape Town City sacked former coach Benni McCarthy.
The dejected Downs mentor said, "It's a sad one, I never saw that one coming. It's sad and unbelievable."
Mosimane admits that he was surprised by McCarthy's impact and feels that he elevated the level of football.
KickOFF.com reported that Mosimane pointed to McCarthy's cup success as a measure of his performance.
Mosimane was blown away that McCarthy was able to bring silverware to the Citizens within his first two seasons in charge.
Mosimane asked, "Do you want to do research and see coaches in this country who have been coaching for more than 10 years and haven't won a cup?"
Briefly.co.za recalled that the beleaguered McCarthy was under pressure following a dismal run of two wins in 18 matches.
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