Soccer fans drag Sundowns' new coaches following loss against Celtic

Soccer fans drag Sundowns' new coaches following loss against Celtic

- The Mamelodi Sundowns lost against Bloemfontein Celtic on Sunday evening

- The loss meant the Brazilians were bolwed out of the MTN 8 Cup

- South Africans weren't impressed by the Sundowns' performance, especially since they have three coaches

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On Sunday, the Mamelodi Sundowns fell out of the MTN 8 Cup after losing 1-0 against Bloemfontein Celtic.

Taking to Twitter, Masandawana reacted to the disappointment:

"Not the desired result as we bow out of the MTN 8 Cup. Let’s get behind the boys ahead of the league season opener."

Take a look at the post below:

Soccer fans drag Sundowns' new coaches following loss against Celtic
Rulani Mokwena, Manqoba Mngqithi and Steve Komphela. Photo: @Masandawana / Twitter.
Source: Twitter

South Africans, including Natasha Thahane, roasted the Brazilians over their poor performance despite having three coaches.

After Pitso Mosimane dumped the team to join Al Ahly, the Sundowns appointed Rulani Mokwena and Manqoba Mngqithi as head coaches and Steve Komphela as a senior coach.

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Soccer fans were eager to see how the Sundowns would perform under the new technical team and they weren't impressed after Sunday's performance. Taking to Twitter, the Brazilians' fans dragged them for losing:

Twitter user, @SkimelaPE, commented:

"Three coaches, what happened?"

Another tweep, @lucaskagiso, said:

"Three coaches on the bench. Just gonna confuse the players."

Social media user, @PfareloGavhi, wrote:

"Madoda three coaches down, I repeat, three coaches down, they have been attacked by one man."

While the Sundowns are off to a rocky start, Pitso Mosimane is having the best of luck in Egypt. reported on Sunday that Mosimane has scored a major win for his new club Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League semi-final against his Wydad Casablanca. Al Ahly won 2-0 in the semi-final match through an early goal and a second-half penalty.

This win has placed Al Ahly firmly in the running for a spot in the finals which will take place on 6 November. This was the first home defeat for Widdad in 27 CAF matches and Ahly managed to get one back after losing to the club in the 2017 finals.

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In other sports news, Floyd Mayweather cashed out R328 000 for supporting Teofimo Lopez to emerge victorious over Vasyl Lomachenko in their world title bout last weekend.

The 43-year-old staked a meagre R100 000 on his fellow American boxer and his decision paid off in the end as the judges scored Lopez it 116-112, 119-109 and 117-113 after the 12th round.

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