- Highlands Park recently shared their concerns within their camp regarding the dreaded coronavirus
- Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane jumped on their sentiments and spread awareness via social media
- However, his views polarised opinion and some felt it's a ploy to have the Nedbank Cup fixture delayed
Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama recently expressed the concerns of his team over the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
Da Gama touched on the precautions the club has taken and that two of their players were immediately sent to the team doctor after showing signs of fever.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane echoed Da Gama's sentiments and seemingly called on SAFA or the PSL to act decisively.
The Downs mentor took to Twitter and shared the following tweet:
"Owen Da Gama reveals Coronavirus fears in Highlands Park camp.I thought football will get an official medical respond regarding this matter. COVID- 19 is here and exists."
While many football followers would accept this as a responsible approach from Mosimane, others expressed opposing views.
Briefly.co.za gathered that some of the fans felt it was a ploy by Mosimane to have their upcoming Nedbank Cup fixture cancelled.
The Brazilians are braced to battle Highlands on Saturday and then have a slight rest before their crunch league encounter against Orlando Pirates on Tuesday.
Bongane Mavundla (@blmavundla) said,
"I won't be surprised to hear that you have paid someone from their camp to start this. Cause your tactics these days are on and off the field."
Charlie mavhaga (@Charlie_mavhaga) added,
"Watch as PSL ignores this serious matter.. Postpone the match... But hey why wud they let sundowns rest just before they play Pirates, never."
Ngwako Kaizer wa leburu (@kaizerkhunwane1) responded,
"So u wish the game can be postponed so that you get some rest because u will be playing a well rested Pirates."
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