- Pitso Mosimane wants time to strengthen his attack, calling for fans to be patient
- This comes after Al Ahly represented Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup
- The coach insists that even the greats needed time to sharpen their team's skills
Pitso Mosimane is thinking long-term as far as his post as Al Ahly coach is concerned and he wants fans to be patient.
The iconic Egyptian team recently represented Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup tournament in Qatar.
Mosimane revealed that he had been eyeing the title when he arrived in the country and that people had thought this was a crazy ambition.
Nevertheless, Mosimane pointed out that 'everything is possible' when it comes to football, adamant that Al Ahly would have reached the finals if it had drawn against any team except Bayern Munich.
The coach is determined that, with time, he will be able to develop the team into a powerhouse:
“It took Klopp five years at Liverpool to succeed, and Guardiola took four years, and if two great coaches like them need time, I definitely need it too. I have been here for only four or five months. I have the full support of the board, especially Mahmoud El-Khatib."
In the meantime, Mosimane says that he needs to bring in more players, admitting that the team failed to score enough goalrs during the tournament:
“We need to bring in more players. We did not score enough goals in the Club World Cup, so we need to strengthen the attacking area. Goals are the most important thing in football. We want to return to the Club World Cup, and this will only be achieved by winning the CAF Champions League."
The team are the first African team to secure two medals at the FIFA Club World Cup and the second non-European/ South American team.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that 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. Mamelodi Sundowns' R13m for European striker Pavol Safranko rejected 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.
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