Motsepe reacts to Sundowns win: Uplifting soccer in South Africa

Motsepe reacts to Sundowns win: Uplifting soccer in South Africa

- Patrice Motsepe has lauded coach Pitso Mosimane and his troop of 'soldiers' for their victory

- The Sundowns bagged the Telkom Knockout trophy on Saturday after their match against Maritzburg United

- Motsepe is adamant that the trophy was won for the team's loyal followers from the past five decades

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Billionaire Patrice Motsepe is pleased as punch that his Sundowns team managed to bag the Telkom Knockout trophy. reported that Maritzburg United had lost 2-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.

The mining boss had dedicated the trophy to the fans who had remained loyal over the past 50 years:

"From a Sundowns perspective, this one is for our fans. Congratulations to Pitso, the players and the technical team. I also want to thank the leadership of the PSL and all the clubs in this league."

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Daily Sun reports that Motsepe had to take a moment to touch on the deeper side of the sport:

"We at Sundowns, we see our role as a club trying to make a humble contribution to the development and upliftment of football in the country and in the African continent. The players are soldiers and they played for their supporters who motivates them. We are thankful to our supporters because we are what we are because of them."

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