CAF Champions League: Mosimane celebrated after 'big fish' win

CAF Champions League: Mosimane celebrated after 'big fish' win

- The 2019/20 CAF Champions Leauge will be one for the history books, that much is certain

- Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly managed to secure the title and South Africans are beyond thrilled

- Mosimane commented that he needed to go to the Nile to catch the 'big fish'

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The 2019/20 CAF Champions League was a breathtaking win and one of the most iconic moments in African football history.

Pitso Mosimane led Al Ahly to victory against Zamalek at the Borg El Arab Stadium to secure the premier club title.

The coach said that he had needed to go to the Nile river in order to 'catch the big fish', commenting that:

"Alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much. Thanks, Captain El Khatib , and the board, players, technical team, players, staff, admin, supporters, my Family, South Africa and Almighty God for the trophy."

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Al Ahly celebrating their victory on Friday night. Image: @RealPitso
Source: Twitter

The team had secured this enviable bag on eight previous occasions, a daunting prospect for Mosimane.

Pitso Mosimane has now become the third coach to win the elite competition with two different clubs.

Previously, Egypt's Mahmoud El Gohary had won with both Ahly and Zamalek and Oscar Fullon had secured victory with the Ivory Coast's Asec Mimosas and Morocco's Raja Casablanca.

Further celebrating his victory Mosimane had quoted the late Nelson Mandela, saying that:

"It always seems impossible until it is done."

South African citizens could not be more thrilled after learning of this victory with Pitso trending at the top of the charts as peeps celebrated the win.

Take a look at just a few reactions to this iconic moment below:

Earlier, reported that Gaston Sirino wants to leave the Mamelodi Sundowns but the Sundowns are not letting the soccer icon go without a fight.

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Sirino has expressed his interest in playing for the Egyptian soccer giant Al Ahly under his former coach Pitso Mosimane.

He has confirmed that he as made a transfer request and is eager to start a new chapter.

The Uruguayan player has said that he has spoken to Sundown numerous times, there is an offer on the table but the team does not want to let Sirino go.

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