No time for family: Mosimane reveals sacrifice for winning 9 trophies

No time for family: Mosimane reveals sacrifice for winning 9 trophies

- Mamelodi Sundowns touched down in Algeria on Tuesday and will train on Christmas Day

- Coach Pitso Mosimane touched on the sacrifices made to build such a successful team

- Supporters lauded the team for all their hard work

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The tough fixture list of Mamelodi Sundowns has shone a spotlight on what it takes to be a professional footballer at a top club.

Briefly.co.za recently reported that the team landed in Algeria on Tuesday ahead of their CAF Champions League match on Saturday.

As a result, the players will be forced to train on Christmas Day.

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Another recent social media post enabled coach Pitso Mosimane to reflect on the hard work put in to achieve their incredible success.

A twitter user shared an image of the most matches played in 2019 and it came as no surprise that the Brazilians topped the list, with a total of 54 matches.

Mosimane then added that it is the consequence of always competing for silverware - they've won 9 trohpies in 6 years.

Briefly.co.za noted the warm response received from the Sundowns faithful as they showed their appreciation for their boys.

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The 8th Wonder (@MphowaMoletlane) wished the team well:

"Sir Pitso Mosimane, he who turned Sundowns into one of football giants in Africa. Today Sundowns is a family. We win or lose still celebrate for we are football giants. We run our own race. Merry Christmas to Jingles and team."

Stimela Maseko (@stimela09618922) recognised the sacrifices made:

"Merry Christmas to you Guys, I know it's not easy to leave your Family dis time of the year but u must know u did dis to all South Africans, we appreciate haholo Guys. Merry Christmas to you all."

Mzwandile (@DuaserSA) added,

"We can never get tired of watching ibhola elinenkosi phakathi, let’s bring back home those 3 points Masadawana. Merry Christmas."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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