- Pitso Mosimane has chosen fellow South African coach Cavin Johnson as his assistant at Al Ahly
- His decision follows Rulani Mokwena opting to stay at the Mamelodi Sundowns after Mosimane left
- Mokwena is now the Brazilians' co-coach alongside Manqoba Mngqithi
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Pitso Mosimane has added the final addition to his technical team - Cavin Johnson. The 61-year-old is set to join Mosimane as Al Ahly's new assistant coach. Mosimane released an official statement on Monday, confirming Johnson's recruitment. Part of his message read:
"It gives me pleasure to announce that coach Cavin Johnson has agreed to join me as assistant coach at Al Ahly. This completes the technical team I bring with me to the Red Devils after fitness trainer Kabelo Rangoaga and performance analyst Musi Matlaba.
"Coach Cavin is an experienced and accomplished mentor who has played an integral part in the development of football in South Africa and beyond."
Take a look at the post below:
According to TimesLIVE, Johnson said he is pleased to work with Mosimane at the Egyptian giants. He was quoted saying:
"It’s an honour to be joining one of the most successful South African coaches to coach the most successful club in Africa."
Johnson formerly coached SuperSport United‚ Platinum Stars and AmaZulu. News of his inclusion in Mosimane's technical team spread like wildfire online. Briefly.co.za took a look at the reactions the news gathered.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported earlier 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.
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.
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