Al Ahly and Pitso Mosimane start partnership off on a winning note

Al Ahly and Pitso Mosimane start partnership off on a winning note

- The Al Ahly side has won the first match they played with Pitso Mosimane as their coach

- The Egyptian team signed Pitso last week shortly after Pitso led his previous team, Mamelodi Sundowns, to victory in the PSL

- The team scored 1-0 against Al Mokawloon at the Egyptian Premier League on Sunday evening

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Pitso Mosimane just led his new team Al Ahly to victory during their first match with him as their coach. Al Ahly saw themselves achieving a 1-0 victory over the opposing team, Al Mokawloon, in the Egyptian Premier League last night.

Pitso, who is the former coach of South African team, Mamelodi Sundowns, was signed to Al Alhy last week, replacing the team's former coach, Rene Weiler. His new venture comes very shortly after he led Mamelodi Sundowns to victory during the Premier Soccer League games

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Speaking at the post-match conference, Pitso can be heard asking everyone not to get ahead of himself since he is very new to the team. He also joked that he had found a hospital ward there, asking people to pray for him.

Watch the short clip below.

Meanwhile, his fans shared their thoughts on his statements:

@Mampshe10 wrote:

"That's my former coach. I wouldn't wish to miss any of his post-match interviews!"

@TreasureDube5 said:

"We will pray for you coach."

@MatsiriT1 said:


@IamAlphonzo wrote:

"Coach is crying out for CB, he must come fetch Nascimento kube once."

@BongikayaSekwa1 said:

"Jingles found a hospital ward in Al Ahly team"
Al Ahly and Pitso Mosimane win the first game together
Pitso and Al Ahly win first match together. Source: Twitter/Al Ahly RSA
Source: Twitter

Meanwhile also reported that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said Pitso Mosimane's signing to Al Ahly Football Club is an endorsement of South African talent. Ramaphosa says that the signing proves that Mosimane's signing is an endorsement of South African talent, according to News24.

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"Pitso Mosimane will be missed as a force in South African football but his appointment by our continent’s flagship club strengthens the bonds of friendship between our two countries.
“It is also a recognition of the talent and capability that resides within our own continent. I wish Pitso and his team well as they fly our flag and the flag of continental football with a club in whose success all Africans take pride.”

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