- Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane had a warning for the log leaders, Kaizer Chiefs
- He warned the Amakhosi that a lot can change in six months
- The Chiefs have had a fantastic season while the Sundowns have not had the same luck
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Pitso Mosimane, the Mamelodi Sundowns, has fired a shot across the bow of the Kaizer Chiefs with a few words of warning. The Chiefs might be at the top of the log but the season only ends in May next year and a lot of things can change in six months.
“Yes you can start very well and look very good, look promising, to say ‘this year…this is the year’ okay? We talk in May [when the campaign concluded], let’s talk in May, let’s not talk now or in February, March…let’s talk in May,’’ said the Mosimane.
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Briefly.co.za noted that the Kaizer Chiefs have had an amazing start to their season with a 10 point lead over the Sundowns after 11 matches.
The Sundowns will be facing off against whoever wins today's match between the Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United.
Mosimane's team beat the Golden Arrows 2-1 yesterday securing their place in the Telkom Knockout Cup final.
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The Downs have not had the same luck as the Chiefs and in their last three games prior to yesterday's match, they had walked away without a win according to sowetanlive.co.za.
“You can never become a bad team over night; I mean really! How many times should we prove that we’re at this level? Just that we were not winning in the last three games and it makes a lot of noise…you know what I am trying to say,’’ said Mosimane.
“So, at this point in time who’s got the league title? It’s us, no one else, we have the league title it’s in Chloorkop, no one has a trophy and we are defending it remember? So all these other noises it’s okay, it’s a good noise.’’
He made it clear: “Where’s the trophy, it’s in Chloorkop the other way is in SuperSport [the MTN8 they won last month], they are all in Tshwane, those are the two last trophies they are in Tshwane…there’s noise there’s this okay, it’s how you end [that’s important].’’
Pitso Mosimane is one of South Africa's most successful coaches, he experienced a baptism of fire when Carlos Alberto Parreira left Bafana Bafana and the national team failed to make it out of the pool stages in the 2010 world cup, hosted by South Africa.
In a tweet, Mosimane thanked Parreira for everything the coach taught him. Mosimane has transformed the Sundowns when he took over in 2012.
Recently, Briefly.co.za reported on Mosimane's reaction to the sacking of former Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy He feels that coaches are often hard done by in South Africa.
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