- Pitso Mosimane and his Egyptian team recently graciously bowed out of the Club World Cup finals after losing a match to Bayern Munich
- While they lost the match, Al Ahly still managed to walk away with a bronze medal for their efforts during the Club World Cup
- This victory means that Mosimane is the first South African football coach to walk away with a medal from the Club World Cup
South African football coach Pitso Mosimane and his current team, Egyptian side Al Ahly, have been the talk of the town lately. The team recently secured a bronze medal in the Club World Cup, which is a decent reward for their great efforts during the World Cup matches.
Their bronze medal has resulted in even more buzz around the team and Pitso Mosimane, who has now become the first South African coach to bag a medal from the Club World Cup games. This is something Mzansi could not be more proud of.
Since the news was shared online, locals have been taking the opportunity to congratulate both the team and Mosimane, who has been referred to as the greatest coach produced in South Africa on more than one occasion.
Read a few comments made about the coach and the team below:
"Club of the century, the greatest team in Africa."
"Pitso will never be the same, was already larger than life."
"The greatest club in the universe. Al-Ahly."
"They'll be back Pitso knows better... He is a fighter"
Brielfy.co.za previously reported that former Mamelodi Sundowns football coach along with his current team, Egyptian side, Al Ahy, recently received a hearty shoutout from football legend Sunday Oliseh on Twitter following their 2-0 loss to Bayern Munich earlier this week.
In his post, Oliseh praises the team and their coach for heading on to the field with a game plan and "tactically" competed with their European champion opposition. Oliseh also remarked that Al Ahly and Mosimane were the "real winners."
"Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane made me so proud yesterday the way he tactically competed with a star-studded Bayern Munich. He showed no complex and had a game plan. great African Ambassador. Though they lost, for me, Al Ahly & Mosimane were the real winners last night. Bravo Bro!" he wrote in the tweet.
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