Pitso Mosimane

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Pitso Mosimane told : "We controlled the game during the first 20 minutes," External link

ahram-EN Monday, April 19, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "No team from the qualified teams to quarterfinals hope to face Ahly in the coming round," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We achieved our target by qualifying for the quarterfinals despite the loss to Simba but we managed to beat Vita Club of DR Congo to return the right way," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "Injuries are part of football big teams like Ahly have replacements in all positions," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "Winning against Merreikh at their own stadium will give us the chance to achieve three targets; securing qualification, continuing our mission to top the group and sending a message to all competitors that Ahly are only out for wins either home or away," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We were criticised after our slow start in the group stage but I am fully confident in this generation of players," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Yes this generation is not the best in the club's history but they did a great job," "They won the Champions League title before claiming the bronze medal in the FIFA Clubs World Cup and I am fully confident in this group of players," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Ahly came to the DR Congo to achieve victory over Vita Club, as the team have a clear target, [which is to] return to Cairo with the game’s points,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Cairo International ) : “We played a superb game in Cairo against Vita Club, but it’s the football that sometimes introduces a result against the game’s sequence,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "It was a dramatic show which I have never seen before, I can't believe the result and I am frustrated," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I don't lose hopes on my team's players who won the title last season so we have to fly to Vita Club and achieve the victory," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Hilal ) : "We are looking at the Group Stage in a different way this time as we seek to ensure qualification early, unlike last season, which witnessed qualifying from last round after passing Sudan's Al-Hilal," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Ahly ) : "Ahly was negatively affected by the hard matches at the Club World Cup, and that was the main reason behind the recent various injuries, as we played three matches in just nine days. We will benefit from the experiences that we got during the Club World Cup matches," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Hilal ) : “We are looking at the Group Stage in a different way this time, as we seek to secure a qualification early, unlike last season, when we qualified only in the last round after passing Sudan’s Al-Hilal,” External link

ahram-EN Monday, February 22, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Percy Tau ) : “He reminds me of how Percy came up. And you know I’m a conservative coach‚” External link

businessday Sunday, February 14, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We need to sign talented players to support the team's squad ahead of the coming competitions," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We are working to return to the FIFA Club World Cup next season by winning again the CAF Champions League but it won't be easy mission as it needs for more concentration from all players," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Not the medal we wished to get, but a realistic one. We should be humble and appreciate getting a medal for Africa. We shall be back next year and fight for an upgrade,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We achieved the goal that we all wanted. I do not want to look arrogant, but we played very well in the competition. I am looking forward to better achievements with Al Ahly in the Fifa Club World Cup in the future,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We believe we could have won the World Cup, but let's talk about the reality ... we played a team that's very strong ... Bayern (Munich) ... Maybe if I had Sadio Mane the Senegalese and Mohamed Salah from Egypt, we could have talked a different talk," External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, February 12, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We performed well in today’s match against Palmeiras, as well as against Bayern Munich. I hope to win the African Championship this season and to repeat this performance in the next edition of the Club World Cup,” External link

gulf-times Friday, February 12, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We need our players to deliver their best against Palmeiras. Some of our players will be absent, but we have substitutes who can play the same role," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "What's important is to take this performance to the Champions League. We must take it from there," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud Kahraba ) : “We have faith in all our players, and we have to deal with the fact that Mahmoud Kahraba and El Shahaat won’t be able to play. However, I understand that their actions were not intentional” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We represented Africa very well in the FIFA Club World Cup. We managed to qualify to the semi-finals and we will be playing tomorrow in order to win the bronze medal. We managed to beat Al Duhail and we played very well against FC Bayern Munich” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud Kahraba ) : "We have faith in all our players, and we have to deal with the fact that Mahmoud Kahraba and El Shahat won't be able to play. However, I understand that their actions were not intentional," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We need our players to deliver their best against Palmeiras. Some of our players will be absent, but we have substitutes who can play the same role," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We haven’t faced any issues during the past five weeks. We are trying our best to look after our health – and the health of our opponents. We comply with these rules to ensure the safety of everyone and in order to continue playing football” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Bayern are number one in Europe. They didn’t allow us to have the ball for a long time. We rarely had the chance to play our game. We must learn from the mistakes we made against Al Duhail SC and FC Bayern Munich before facing Palmeiras, as we are keen to win the bronze medal,” “The game against Palmeiras will not be easy. They are a strong team and have many good players and we must prepare well for the match against them in order to achieve the bronze medal,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You understand why they are number one at this point in time in the world and in Europe also,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You understand why they are number one at this point in time in the world and in Europe also,” “They regained the ball quicker, they pressed us quicker, they’re more experienced. We could only do something on a break” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “I don’t know if there’s any coach who looks happy after he loses. It’s my first defeat since I’ve been at Ahly‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We played against a very good team which dominated the game in terms of possession, " External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We haven’t faced any issues during the past five weeks. We are trying our best to look after our health and the health of our opponents. We comply with these rules to ensure the safety of everyone and in order to continue playing football” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, February 7, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Sure, it’s an important and historical game, but I don’t think it will be the most important game in Ahly’s history,” External link

ahram-EN Sunday, February 7, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We faced a tough opponent. They have a lot of great players, but we managed to achieve our goal and win the match,” “Moreover in the last ten minutes of the game, Al Duhail SC created several chances but we managed to deal with their pressure in the best possible manner,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It would be nice to take Bayern to penalties," External link

modernghana Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "Have you ever thought, in our time, that South Africa can have a black president as Nelson Mandela? That is an amazing story," External link

news24 Friday, February 5, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Congratulations to the boys. It was a tough game,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 5, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane tells : "It always looks impossible until somebody does it," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane explains ( about Kenny Dalglish ) : "He's a legend ... it's like having Kenny Dalglish becoming president of Liverpool," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "FIFA must also consider coaches outside of European nominees because these are world awards," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Jorge Jesus ) : "Jesus, he's the coach of Benfica now. He was the coach at Flamengo, he won lots of trophies and also deserved to be nominated. It's not just about me. But it's okay, we have to move on," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane says : "Our lives should not be about awards as coaches, we need to change people's lives," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, February 4, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “It always looks impossible until somebody does it,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Kenny Dalglish ) : “He’s a legend . . . it’s like having Kenny Dalglish becoming president of Liverpool,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “FIFA must also consider coaches outside of European nominees because these are world awards,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We came here because we are the African Champions. We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We respect Al Duhail a lot, as they have many good players and they managed to win QNB Stars League. Also, they will play at their homeland and among their fans, besides that, they have many good foreign players," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We came here because we are the African Champions. We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We respect Al Duhail a lot, as they have many good players and they managed to win QNB Stars League. Also, they will play at their homeland and among their fans, besides that, they have many good foreign players," "The game will not be easy, but I have full confidence in my players and I promise our fans that we will do our best to meet their high expectations" External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "Naturally I would like to have a player of his skill with me," External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha – and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, February 1, 2021 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

gulf-times Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am going to say we can score. Sometimes we score three or more. We scored 11 in one of the games [in the Champions League]. So we can score two” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We're a good side and we believe we can do big things. We've got the Qatari team in our first match and then we'll see what happens," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "We can't choose the opposition in the Club World Cup draw. We have to be ready to play who we're drawn against," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “It has been a long time coming, I feel it should have come earlier than this. It is good that Percy is there. It has been a while since we had a player in the EPL. The only person we had was Kamohelo Mokotjo in the first division. We are in a good position and we need more,” External link

citizen Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane insisted : “We promise to win more trophies, we have just got started,” External link

citizen Friday, January 1, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We would not have achieved all of this without my players, they work hard and we fight a lot but we are okay. Thanks to my technical team and down to the guy who cuts the grass and thanks to my wife,” “I’m honoured and humbled to receive this award in s short period of time in Egypt. For me it is to thank everybody who contributed to this. I want to thank my president, captain Bebo and his board for trusting me. They really trusted me with a difficult task of bringing the difficult cup home that has been away from us for the last seven years,” External link

citizen Friday, January 1, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ibrahim Hassan ) : “I respect his [Ibrahim Hassan’s] opinion. Maybe his statements suit clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester City as well, but what I know that football does not work like that,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "The participation in the FIFA Club World Cup is a difficult challenge as the last time Ahly went to the tournament was in 2013 but football in Asia has fully changed it's not now as how it was in the past," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "I went there with my former team Mamelodi Sundowns three years ago and played against a Japanese team and I think we lost 3-0, they were a very big team," "We also played against a team from South Korea and they defeated us 4-1, the games were very difficult so Asian football is no longer the same as we once knew it in the past" External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "We also need to bring one or two special players. I don't say that we don't have special players in Ahly but the World Cup will be a big challenge for us," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "The current players are writing their names into the Ahly history books like the golden generation led by Mohamed Abou Trika and his teammates," External link

afp-en Monday, December 7, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Kermit Erasmus, Peter Shalulile, I signed all of them, I made sure I left the team in a better place,” External link

citizen Monday, December 7, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "We still have two titles to win, nothing is guaranteed but if you win three it means you can win four and five. We have to work very hard to continue winning," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, December 6, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I changed the way we played, I put my software in, and to put your software in, you have to get rid of the software inside, like a laptop cleaning system,” External link

citizen Friday, December 4, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "All of you know Al Ahly was asking about Sirino when I was at Mamelodi Sundowns," External link

news24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "Sirino wants to come to Al Ahly," External link

news24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Finally, I had to come to the Nile River to catch the big fish," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "I also believe almost more than 50% of Sundowns fans are now supporting Al-Ahly because of the good relations that gather both sides, especially at these times," External link

ahram-EN Monday, November 30, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane concluded : "We have no time, now we play for the Egypt Cup, Egyptian Super Cup, and CAF Super Cup, and then we will start preparing for the FIFA Club World Cup. We want to win all what we can win because our supporters deserve that," External link

ahram-EN Monday, November 30, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “When you are given the job by a great club like Al Ahly, which has the record of most trophies won in the continent, you have to know what it takes to accept this job. I thank Al Ahly president Mahmoud El Khateeb for his trust, and I also thank Sundowns President for allowing me to go. I wanted to give El Khateeb a gift, as his birthday was last month. Here it is!” External link

modernghana Monday, November 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane concluded ( about Ahly ) : “I came here to win the Champions League with al Ahly, and we did. But that’s just the beginning. We have no time, now we play for Egypt Cup, Egyptian Super Cup and CAF Super Cup, and then we will start preparing for the FIFA Club World Cup. We want to win all what we can win because our supporters deserve that,” External link

modernghana Monday, November 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It is an unbelievable feeling, amazing, not everyone can win the Champions League,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud al Khatib ) : "I have to thank president Mahmoud El Khatib for giving me, an African coach, the chance to lead one of the greatest clubs in Africa," "I also want to thank the board, staff and players who gave me a great welcome to accomplish my job. Now we have to focus on the Egypt Cup, African Super Cup and Club World Cup" External link

ahram-EN Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane déclaré : «Nous avons été bénis de l'avoir» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Monday, November 23, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane indiqué : «Sur le terrain, c'était un grand footballeur, bien que souvent sous-estimé, et en dehors du terrain, c'était un véritable gentleman» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Monday, November 23, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “We were blessed to have him,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 23, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

nampa Monday, November 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

yahoo-au Monday, November 23, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

afp-en Monday, November 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "I am happy for the players and the fans and the president too. I hope we can give them all a better celebration with the big trophy," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "The only challenge that there is a big space between the semi final and the final," "I wish we can put the players in an incubator to preserve them until then but we have international players and they will have to play with their teams. I hope they will not return with injuries because we have a lot of injured players already" External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had an overall good performance but we played better in the first leg than in Egypt,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Ahly have reached the final several times over the past seven years but they weren't lucky. I hope this time God will help us,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Cairo International ) : "It was a difficult game but we won, I think we achieved a brilliant work in Morocco and we repeated it again in Cairo," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 26, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had an overall good performance but we played better in the first leg than in Egypt,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Ahly have reached the final several times over the past seven years but they weren't lucky. I hope this time God will help us,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "It was a difficult game as Wydad was fighting to return to the game," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "Ahly players performed well during their match against Enppi as the back line introduced a cement defence alongside the superb performance of striker Marawan Mohsen who scored twice," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We cross our fingers that it's not a big injury because we cannot afford more injuries. We have too many players out. We have a little bit of a hospital here," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Arab Contractors ) : "We played well against Arab Contractors, but it wasn't an excellent performance," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 5, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I can't decide on the final starting lineup for the game against Wydad, as we still have two games in the league," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 5, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am very pleased after today's win as we succeeded to defeat a tough opponent as they depend on the counter-attacks. Each game has its own conditions and tactics, so we prepare for each one individually,” External link

modernghana Monday, October 5, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I would like to thank head of Ahly’s planning committee Mohsen Saleh and club president Mahmoud El-Khatib for their confidence in me to take the charge of Ahly; the club of the century in Africa,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “I know the pressure on Egyptian clubs in continental tournaments. I watched that while facing Ahly, Zamalek and also Egypt’s national team. Winning is always a must for fans and I am familiar with these pressures,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "While I had four years remaining in my contract, this offer is a huge opportunity for me that would not have come had I not had the privilege to be part of the team that led Mamelodi Sundowns in winning the Champions League and reaching the Club World Cup finals," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club," External link

news24 Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club. I have accepted an offer to join an international team," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane responded : “I’m not aware of that,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “If results are on the coach then he must fall on his sword. Bring the players he wants, he trains them, selects the team, substitutes, and if he doesn’t win, we can say ‘we gave you the opportunity to do that and you did not do that’” “But you can’t say the results are on me but certain things are not on me. A coach will always say a certain player was not bought by him, he will say ‘I did not want that player, I wanted this one because that is where the goals are coming in and this one is not scoring the goals’. So we (coaches) can also have an excuse,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The question is what are chances? If you ask me, I think it is better that I must choose the players that I want. But it is difficult because it is not your club and there are roles that are played. Like technical directors, what are their roles? Those things create a lot of anxiety and challenges. If he is here to buy players, then he is also responsible for the results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am not aware of that but I’ll ask the club. I don’t do player admin at the club‚ I focus on coaching the team‚” External link

businessday Sunday, September 13, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “My opinion is that you must win on the pitch,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 13, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am not aware of that, I will ask the club,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Bloemfontein Celtic ) : “I don’t do administration at the club, I focus on coaching the team. If I have reports on certain issues, of course I can’t be a coach who doesn’t focus and observe those things. The management will have to tell us about all of this but you must win on the pitch. Imagine if we raise the trophy and we celebrate and then there is this thing… I mean really,” “My opinion about football is that you must win the football on the pitch. If you have to win outside of the pitch, because now there is something like this or that [I don’t agree with that]. We know how football is, Celtic won the Telkom Knockout with a ball that didn’t cross the line but who talks about it now? They talk about Celtic being the Telkom Knockout finalists in 2012,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “We have a few niggling injures, which is normal. When you come from a battle, you come out with wounded soldiers and deep scars,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “Masokolara are a difficult team, those guys are enjoying themselves, they are a happy and free spirited team. They play good football and they pass well, I saw their game against Bidvest Wits… oh, they can pass the ball. They have nothing to lose but they will give everything, that’s how I see the game going,” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Masokolara are a difficult team, those guys are enjoying themselves, they are a happy and free spirited team. They play good football and they pass well, I saw their game against Bidvest Wits… oh, they can pass the ball. They have nothing to lose but they will give everything, that’s how I see the game going,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Everybody marks for him and they keep him fresh and rested. You can see why they do that because he is so classy and intelligent‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I think you know my heart and feelings about Anele. He is one of the most underrated right-backs in the country. Anele can play against a speedy winger, a strong winger… anything. Anele has the sense of positioning himself and he does not even make a lot of tackles if you can see,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “It would be sad to lose him to be honest, but I don’t know what is happening between the club and his agent because we are in the bubble. I would not like to lose him, I would be very happy to have Anele staying but I also have to accept if he wants to go, we have to understand the situation,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “There is a perception in my country and it is not only just about football, it is everything and it’s that a black man cannot do things. I am not throwing a racial card, I don’t need to do that because in my technical team I have got English, I have Greek, I have Indian, I have got Zulu and Xhosa guys, it is a rainbow nation of a technical team and I like to keep it local. I always say local is lekker ,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to believe in our own people. It does not mean that when somebody comes with a European passport they are better than what we have in the country, that is my message. I am trying to drive this message to our own people to say we have the material here. I am from the township, Manqoba Mngqithi is from the township, coach Wendell Robinson is not from the suburbs,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have capable people in this country but we always like to fill our benches with people from outside. I am not saying that we shouldn’t have people from outside to work in the country, but first look at what we have here,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is a sweet trophy because there were a lot of doubters‚ even internally‚ but the trophy is here. At the end of the day‚ the trophy is here‚” External link

businessday Monday, September 7, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “What a title to win. I think Mamelodi Sundowns… everyone knows we are slow starters and we leave it to the last. Last year we left it to the last and I hope next year we don’t do the same thing because it becomes a bad habit and we might not win it in the end,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, September 7, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is a sweet trophy because there were a lot of doubters‚ even internally‚ but the trophy is here. At the end of the day‚ the trophy is here‚” External link

businessday Sunday, September 6, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We never had the chance. We only had one and a half hours when Chiefs loss to Wits. That was the only sniff we had," External link

news24 Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ernst Middendorp ) : “For me personally, not from the club, is to congratulate coach Middendorp for the work done for the season. I think they did very well. The team got a shock therapy and he put his methodology and philosophy and if anybody wants to say it is not the best philosophy then why are they sitting at the top of the log,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He knows that I will shake his hand because he was a professional after the match against them. He waited for me to shake my hand and said ‘congratulations’. If he wins it he deserves it, he has been leading for most of the season and I think he also deserves to win his first league title, so it is fair enough,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "The pitch at Dobsonville Stadium must be closed after the league [finishes], but I don't know where Swallows have to play," External link

news24 Friday, September 4, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We have given them competition all these years. The last time we won the league we gave them competition. We won it in the end, and it was never easy," External link

news24 Friday, September 4, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have been in these situations of nerves and anxiety in big matches‚” External link

businessday Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The pitch at Dobsonville must be closed after the season‚” “I don’t know where [recently promoted] Swallows FC are going to play [next season]‚ but that pitch is not the right pitch because it is not improving and it has a heavy load on it. It’s getting worse and we can’t even pass the ball” External link

businessday Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had one chance this year, only one, against Baroka, to come up. Otherwise, we’ve been chasing. But what’s good? To close a 13-point gap. This is what I told the boys. I said ‘you closed a 13-point gap to be where you are now’. I give them credit,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It's a cup final [on Saturday]. Whoever wins it, wins it but we're not going to give it to anybody. We all have to work for it. It's on the edge," External link

news24 Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “As coaches, we are paid to be professionals and we are trained to take the pressure that comes with it. There is always pressure‚ there are always expectations and everybody has got an opinion‚” “Professionals must play with the pressure. In fact‚ they must enjoy the pressure and thrive under pressure” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ernst Middendorp ) : “As you said, coach Middendorp did not even go to his post-match interview. It’s frustration. We are human beings and expectations are high. It’s madness,” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “No, no, no‚ we are going with this thing [title chase] until it ends‚ it does not matter‚” “It’s your life. You are a professional. You are getting paid to work under pressure. You are getting paid to be criticised. So my players should understand that‚ including myself” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "What can I say, one mistake we got punished there, we didn't mark in the box and a free header there, it's unbelievable," External link

news24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "You see when football happens and results don't come right, I'm the guy who does not want to make excuses on why we did not win. We did not win because we did not take our chances. We did not win because we did not mark in the box from a corner," External link

news24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “What can I say? One mistake, we got punished there‚ we didn’t mark in the box and a free header there. It’s unbelievable‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We did not win because we did not take our chances. We did not win because we did not mark in the box from a corner‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “They breed these ones who don’t allow the play to go (on). But its okay, they have to do what they have to do to survive. It’s okay. It’s not what made us lose. What made us lose is not marking in the box. But we keep going this thing has a heartbeat. It’s still going. We’ll see how it goes,” External link

zimeye Monday, August 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “What a game, it is unbelievable because I was warning the players and said if we can work hard on the set-pieces and corner kicks against a team (Chiefs) that has scored so many goals on set-pieces … I warned them … it has been a long time since we conceded a direct header from a corner kick,” External link

citizen Monday, August 31, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “I told them not to under-estimate them (Baroka) because they have big boys. I don’t know if I jinxed them or cursed them but I am the coach and I have to warn them about these things. It is no use to say ‘I told you so’. We have to move on, that is the mistake that we made against Baroka, the rest is a different game,” External link

citizen Monday, August 31, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We are not on top of the log," External link

news24 Friday, August 28, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “That goal is a Sundowns goal, it’s one touch and it goes through and Sirino shows that he can come to the party when we needed him. Themba came to the party when we needed him, the big players are slowly coming up and believing in it,” External link

citizen Friday, August 28, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “the title is on Chiefs to lose‚ not on us” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I don’t think Thursday is a title decider‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have been fighting to win, we have scored nine goals in the bubble and how can we score nine goals but not get the chance to win the match? It was about time. It is not luck, we fought for it. It is good for us and good for our confidence,” “We deserved the break… we have been fighting all the time and when you fight without winning games you get more stressed and the pressure has been heavy. We relieved the stress and we celebrated the win, it has been too long, why not. We have not seen our families for about seven weeks and we get nothing out of that. We got something, it was about time,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We have been playing against reinforced defences for the last seven years. In every game, everybody is behind the ball against Sundowns. It is our life and our stress, you have to have a way and a plan to plan. If you sit back against Sundowns, we know how to play, we probably struggle when you come at us. The fat lady hasn’t sung, we are still hoping,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “In the last 10 minutes I saw Sundowns playing, I hope my team is back. It is the Sundowns that can play against a reinforced defence. We had to try and put the ball in between and try to play against reinforced defences because we can’t expect that us, Orlando Pirates and Chiefs to play teams and they must open up,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Themba Zwane ) : "Themba is our most important player, but since the season restarted he has had minimal influence on our games, hence my decision to bench him," External link

afp-en Monday, August 24, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We played Promise Mkhuma in his place (against Maritzburg) and he played very well. Themba understands, we had our talk and he accepts, he says ‘coach I am not at my best, I don’t know what is happening’. I told him it is the way it is, let’s move on. He has done so well for us for all these years for us to today think differently about him. We need him, he is an important player, same as Sibusiso Vilakazi, Gaston Sirino, we also need them. They are not at their best at this point in time but they are key players,” External link

citizen Monday, August 24, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We cannot be complaining about who is going to come in or whether we have players or not. We have personnel,” External link

citizen Monday, August 24, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "Tonight, Promise was pushed from behind, we didn't get a penalty, we deserved another penalty," External link

news24 Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We must start proper with Maritzburg and don’t have to chase the game again‚” External link

businessday Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “About Maritzburg‚ this is their second game in the bubble and they have had enough time while we have played four games in nine days. It’s unbelievable but it’s the way the programme is,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We are struggling. But we are a team that struggles with a fight. If we were doing very well, we should be winning but we are not. We drew two matches and lost one,” “We are struggling. It is a fact that we can’t hide. After we came back, Sundowns haven’t been the same. And that is a fact” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The manner in which we are going‚ it looks like the league title is going because we have played three games‚ drawn two and lost one‚” “In the context [that] we are not winning matches … maybe it [the league title] looks like [it] is gone‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Absa Premiership ) : "You will fight for it (Absa Premiership title) and if you're not getting it, you don't get it," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "The manner in which it (the title race slipping away) is going, looks like it's going that way," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You just feel that silence especially when you observe the moment of silenCE. The 30 seconds before and the 30 seconds after, it is so quiet and you just feel the void left by the supporters, you miss the supporters, football will never be the same without supporters,” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We are just adjusting and we are following the protocols and the rules and regulations because lives matter most. But we cannot wait to hear the drum beat, we are missing it,” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “The record is good against Highlands but we have to be honest in football past records don’t really matter. Of course they can give a psychological advantage or mental advantage but each and every game it’s anybody’s game,” “Who would have expected Bidvest Wits to come out and fight the way they were fighting [against Sundowns]. So football is not about the results, it’s not about the game, it’s not all about the tactics. There’s also the emotional side [of it]. If the players are stable and are willing to fight, the results can change because of the attitude [of the players]” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane asked : “What are you going to do if Thapelo and Anele are out injured?” External link

businessday Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Themba Zwane ) : “In the game of Bloem Celtic and Baroka [the other semi-final] we saw massive injuries. In our game, we also had massive injuries and ‘Tso’ [Siphelele Mkhulise] could not finish. ‘Mshishi’ [Themba Zwane], who always finishes a game, could not finish. [Sibusiso] Vilakazi, who is always in good condition‚ could not finish. That’s football under Covid-19. Players are not ready. You could see that,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Rivaldo must thank coach Manqoba Mngqithi because he was the one who was fighting that Rivaldo must play at central midfield,” “He is good with the set-pieces and the set-piece he delivered when we played against Bidvest Wits, we got a penalty from it. He needs to come out of his shell because he is not a player who expresses himself a lot and that that is why we encourage him. We want him to play more,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I was not surprised that Pirates were stronger than us in the second half because I knew that they had fresh legs, we just played three days back and it is normal that physically they would be much stronger than us. We did what we had to do, the tactical plan was right, they normally have a party but they took time because we contained them and we had the ball more in the second half,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “A game of two halves for us, we were much better in the first half but the second we have to give it to Orlando Pirates and be honest,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We had the edge during the first half but fell away after half-time and were grateful for a point in the end. " External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “In the Bloem Celtic-Baroka game we saw many injuries. In our game we also had plenty of injuries,” External link

businessday Monday, August 10, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s confusing. The halftime doesn’t count as a substitute [opportunity]. And I kept asking ... ‘Hey Lux‚ explain this thing to me’,” External link

businessday Monday, August 10, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have already set our targets and we know who we want and where they are going to help us. We are done with the transfers. We just need to get one or two players … but the rest of the people we are already done with. I know who I want to sign in December (in any season), so we don’t buy because a player is on top form this season (year),” External link

citizen Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We’ve had to adjust because we’ve had some injuries, some players have tested positive and we need to be honest and accept this and quarantine players,” External link

citizen Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We've had to adjust because we've had some injuries, some players have tested positive and we need to be honest and accept this and quarantine players," External link

news24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "I've sent my people there ... the people who look after Chloorkop pitches and all that. I've told them that their next office is no longer Chloorkop, their next office is Dobsonville Stadium," External link

irishsun Friday, August 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Normally, players are doing well when they are sharing a room, they talk. Now, everybody is in their own room. It's football within Covid-19," External link

irishsun Friday, August 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Ready? I am not sure, let’s see how football is under COVID-19. I have got my expectations from what I have seen (from other leagues) on television so I can presume and all that. But we will have 11 players on the pitch, we will have five substitutes, we will have all of the Covid-19 protocols observed and we will play,” “Everything happens under the umbrella of football under COVID-19 now and what we used to do before the virus and it worked, it falls out now because the program is different. The body is totally different and the mind, I don’t know about that because some players have got different mentalities about playing football under this space,” External link

citizen Friday, August 7, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have a big game against Wits of course and if you listen to their statements‚ they’re saying that they want to go out in style‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s a big game and it’s an emotional game. Unfortunately this game is played [at a time] when we don’t have the physical condition to match the emotions‚ the situation or the pedigree of a semifinal,” External link

businessday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s a new life and we have to adjust and be innovative‚” External link

businessday Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have checked his social life, he ticks the boxes, and he is a very good boy. Lesedi is a good prospect, we are trying to get as many young players as possible because if you look at our signings besides George Maluleka, we are having younger players to come and strengthen the team as back up for the older players, that is what we are currently doing,” “He fits the program with his age (25), with his style of play and he is the kind of a player who likes to play combination plays, he loves taking defenders on, he is quick and we see him as a Keletso Makgalwa, he has a few characteristics of Gaston Sirino and Themba Zwane’s combination play. He fits the profile,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I wish him all of the best and I hope he makes it because I know that the yellow jersey can be heavy for a lot of players who we sign and then it looks like a waste as though we are signing them and we don’t know what to do, but that is football and these things do happen and you will never have a guarantee if the player you have signed will do well,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He is a left winger and a left back, it is easy to convert a left winger to a left back. He has a very good left foot, he has got speed, height and lives to play going up and down (the pitch) on one side,” External link

citizen Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “He started his career here, he moved on for a while, but we are all coaches, we are ambitious. We need to try to test ourselves and we need to explore, learn and see,” External link

citizen Friday, July 10, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He came back because of the value that he adds because he started his career here. He has been with us for so long, of course, he did move on like everybody else, even I moved on. We are ambitious coaches and we try to rest ourselves, why not?” External link

citizen Friday, July 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “If he stays as a No 6‚ he will go to Europe‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “You see‚ when it is a normal environment‚ I always say we [Sundowns] can make it [win the league]. Even when we were 11 points behind Kaizer Chiefs in the first year we won the league‚ I still said we would make it and this was based on normal circumstances‚” External link

businessday Monday, July 6, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "I begged Safa not to fire me, but they did. They were determined to get rid of me after that qualifier against Ethiopia. I said to them, 'we still have five matches to go, I can get the team to Brazil [for the 2014 World Cup]," External link

news24 Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "Safa had invested so much in me. They sent me to go to courses abroad. I was the interim coach and then assistant coach to Parreira for the World Cup [2010]. But they didn't believe in my vision. " External link

news24 Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We’ve got a lot of young players but yes, we have Hlompho, we have Wayne, Denis Onyango and we are careful about their ages. We speak to the president (Patrice Motsepe) a lot about how we move away from having an ageing team because if you don’t refresh an ageing team you will be in trouble but it is not an easy thing, you can’t just do it overnight,” External link

citizen Friday, June 5, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Percy Tau ) : “We have a lot of players who are young and upcoming. Our best product that we have ever exported is Percy Tau. He comes from youth development, there is no better story than that. He is not a player who we bought and then we sold, he comes from the youth programs and we have done very well,” External link

citizen Friday, June 5, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane noted : “Arrive at training kitted,direct to the pitch,train in less than 50 people per gathering, and out immediately.No dressing room entrances,2/3 tests per week, temperature checks,social distance training, disinfect daily.Start training to complete the season?Your take pls.” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Even Pep Guardiola is still struggling to win the Champions League ever since he won it with Barcelona in 2011. Carlo Ancelotti is still struggling ever since he last won it at Madrid [in 2014]. Jurgen Klopp only won it once in his lifetime with Liverpool. We can mention all of these big coaches, Jose Mourinho, when last did he win it? You cannot tell me that Manchester City does not want the trophy from Pep, they need it but you can’t just buy it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to change and sharpen the saw because if we say we won the Champions League once in 2016, it is 2020 now and we have not won it again. Are we trying? Yes, we went out in the quarterfinals and in the semifinals but it means we need more” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He’s going to show us something, I just see something there,” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I need to loan him out. He must go play and he must follow what Percy and Keagan followed‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Sometimes the loan spell works‚ especially when you’re genuine with the player‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He (Motsepe) said he wants me to be the Sir Alex Ferguson of the club and he had no doubts about keeping me. That is one of the reasons why I am here because if you have confidence from the president of the club and from the board, you don’t need anything else to confirm,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I appreciate the trust and faith the president (Motsepe) has in me and my goal is to build a team that will conquer Africa again," External link

namibian Friday, May 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I appreciate the trust and faith the president (Motsepe) has in me and my goal is to build a team that will conquer Africa again," External link

afp-en Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I’m pleased to confirm that I’ve signed a four-year contract with the club I dearly love," External link

news24 Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I'd like to thank everybody’s contribution to where we are. I'm pleased to confirm that I've signed a four-year contract with the club I dearly love. I'd like to thank the president, Dr Motsepe and the board, for the confidence they have shown in me to lead the team for an additional four years" External link

news24 Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote : “I think I was 13/14 years old playing street football in Phefeni‚ Sentsho Street [where Chiefs’ first clubhouse was situated]. I would always stop him to chat in his Ford Mustang,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Al Ahly have gone about six years without winning it. It has been a while since Wydad won it‚ Zamalek have not won it in the past five years but they are in the semifinals now‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We give them international games and not our games because when you give them our games it can be boring. We give them games every three days. If you are a right-winger, choose a right-winger in that team and tell us what he is doing right and how is his behaviour offensively and defensively as an individual and as a group,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “Physically and tactically we are there and I would say psychologically as well because nobody is complaining. There has been a little bit of a problem with those who don’t easily sleep because it is normal. I was also sleeping in different hours and I had to go back to the normal routine,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “I’ve never come out and asked for extra money. I never said I would not sign my contract because I want a raise in my salary. I don’t do that because I won a cup against Maritzburg United,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “I’m seven years at the club and I don’t do that. I don’t ask for loans. I don’t take advantage of the wealth that our president (Patrice Motsepe) has created and then I start to ask for personal favours. I’ve been a gentleman and I stick to my contract and I finish my contract,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane explained ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “I’m seven years at the club and I don’t do that. I don’t ask for loans. I don’t take advantage of the wealth that our president (Patrice Motsepe) has created and then I start to ask for personal favours. I’ve been a gentleman and I stick to my contract and I finish my contract,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “On behalf of Mamelodi Sundowns‚ we would like to thank everybody on the front line — the police‚ nurses‚ doctors and the public volunteers — who are really serving us to save our lives‚” “Let’s make those people’s jobs easier by washing our hands regularly‚ sanitising‚ respecting social distancing and staying at home” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It's important we support Molefe as the national team coach; it's important that we don't pick his team," External link

irishsun Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I remember last year; we were fighting for the league with Orlando Pirates. At this point in time, I remember we were in Morocco," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am happy to respond to the World Health Organization’s Safe Hands challenge. I challenge all the PSL club coaches and Mr Nande Becker,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have to try. We have to keep the league [title race] going. Because we can’t let the league be decided now as in the UK [where Liverpool has a huge points gap]‚” External link

businessday Monday, March 16, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s important that they recover, because both have got hamstring [niggles]. But you can never say they are available until Monday,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Nedbank is in our hands, we have equal opportunity to compete for it. We spoke about four trophies, one is out of the window already, so that is reality. The Nedbank is possible, we can’t say anything, we have equal opportunity for it. The league is not in our hands. Mathematically, it is not in our hands, so we don’t have that opportunity for the league unless the opportunity presents itself,” External link

citizen Friday, March 13, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane insisted : “The league is decided in May. We need to keep our feet on the ground” External link

businessday Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “Rulani is my good friend, he regards me as his mentor. We talk about a lot of controversial and important things but because we are professionals some of them we keep to ourselves,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “I could focus on school’s football, which is something I want to do, or take a sabbatical to see what I want to do or go to North Africa because I think my name is good on the continent,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We have TP Mazembe, a big team from the DRC and we have Sundowns (from the rest of Africa). So we have a long way (to go), we will do our best and we will fight and do everything to make you proud but we are yet to be on that level, we are not yet there. We are fighting and this is the best that we can do. Sometimes we go through to the semifinals and sometimes we won’t, it is the way it is. Look at the budget, look at the clubs and look at the turn-out at the stadiums,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “It is unfortunate, we cannot be blaming Lebo for an own goal. It was an in-swinger and he should have used the left foot but he used the right foot. He will learn. It is unfortunate and it is part football. We know how we lost and it is okay, we can take the defeat,” “I must congratulate the coach (of Al Ahly), they have been good to us in Cairo and even here, this game was played in good spirits, even outside the game, and there have never been any stories. They looked after us in Egypt and we looked after them here, football should be like that and I appreciate that the Champions League is improving,” External link

citizen Monday, March 9, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "I am upset that Ahly's keeper wasted time during the game, but that is a thing we can't change as we are in Africa and not Europe. I think that mister Weiler (Ahly coach) is not be happy with what happened during the game too," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You wish you could get that but you have to be realistic because results like that come once in a while and maybe we might never have that ever, but at the end of the day, is it possible? Yes. Is it easy? No, it will not be easy,” “We will see how the approach is. If their approach is to sit back and not give us space, the five goals will just remain a wish but if they play and open up maybe we can. We don’t know what their approach is but we know our approach and that is to try and push forward as much as possible and we should never be desperate to score in the first 10 minutes but if we can we will score, why not but football is football and we have to be patient,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is the biggest of them all and it might never happen in Caf history for the last eight to be the way it is this season and what we like is to cherish the opportunity of being part of the top eight teams on the continent,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "This result can't be repeated but I hope to achieve it again. No one knows whether we can achieve it or not as Ahly will play in a defence zone to suspend the scoring chances against our team," External link

ahram-EN Friday, March 6, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have to be realistic‚ results like that come once in a while‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Two goals is a bit difficult for us to turn around but we have to turn the volume up in Pretoria. We don’t have an option‚” “We have to score in Pretoria” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Dennis Onyango ) : “We rested Denis on our first day of training since we arrived here in Egypt as he has that hamstring which always gives him trouble‚” “But he did a light training session on the second day and our goalkeeper coach Wendell Robinson is working with him to make sure he is available for the game” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Training was not bad‚ we were well received and trained at Petro Sport Stadium and it is a venue where we have a little history. That is the stadium where we played against Zamalek during the group stages and the Libyans a while back‚ so we are familiar with the venue‚” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to absorb the pressure‚ we need to be mentally strong and we need to be well organised. It’s a game where the tactics and the mind will be key‚” External link

businessday Monday, February 24, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “In Europe, people don’t want to play on a Thursday, they want to play on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is like that even here, the Confederation Cup games are on Sundays when people go to church,” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It [the league title race] is still alive until mathematically it is not‚” “We have to push if we want to stay in contention for the title. The players have to continue pushing and they know that” External link

businessday Monday, February 17, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You know we are going to have a photo finish there. Even the last five‚ we can go five in a row and that I can guarantee you. So‚ let it be on the table‚ maybe it will be a good finish,” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You can’t buy a spot in the Champions League‚ you have to play for it. But we will try and get it‚” “That is why it is important for big teams to come and play at this level. Let’s see who you are and what do you have. Combine the Champions League‚ Nedbank Cup‚ the league and let’s see if you can do that” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We don’t get the players we want. The price for us to buy is totally different to the price for other clubs and that makes it difficult. It doesn’t make financial sense. Is there anyone who can buy a player from us for R15m? If not, then it should be the same for everyone,” External link

businessday Monday, February 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It was a cup game and who cares what happened? We played SuperSport and some played Amavarara FC or Hungry Lions. Next round can I have a draw like other people? Can I have a nice one? We are not that fortunate. I also want to have a breather because we have the Champions League and the league to fight for. I need Amavarara, can I have them? Or Vaal University of Technology, bring them, it’s fine,” External link

citizen Monday, February 10, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Be careful this weekend, hey! It’s the last trophy left and you might not even get the league. So it may be another year without a trophy,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane commented : “United are cup specialists. When you go up against them in cups you can never be sure of the results,” “They eliminated us from the MTN8. We do well against them in the league but when it comes to the cup I don’t know what happens. I think they are the favourites” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Juergen Klopp ) : “Can I do what Juergen Klopp does? Can I play the Under-23s to play the Nedbank Cup against SuperSport? No because it is not in the culture of the team because our people love the cups and if the cups are not important, then why did we win the Telkom Knockout? It shows that cups are important,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We don’t have that culture in South Africa and I wish I could do that. I don’t know how our people would react and I don’t have a mandate from the board to do that. Klopp is the boss at Liverpool and he can do whatever he wants. I don’t know if Sundowns is ready for that,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “They are the same teams‚ but different games‚ different years and a different mentality and mood‚” External link

businessday Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It is an unbelievable draw‚” “It looks like whatever Sundowns do‚ we follow the same teams again. We have been getting WAC [Wydad Casablanca] all the time in our group. Now the same story with Al Ahly” External link

businessday Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane indiqué : «À Blida, ce qui importait le plus était la victoire. L'équipe n'a pas vraiment évolué sur son vrai visage. Cela dit, nous avons fait preuve de combativité et de volonté pour venir à bout de notre adversaire, qui pratique du beau football. À domicile, nous devons imposer notre jeu pour remporter le match et assurer notre qualification pour les quarts de finale» External link

elmoudjahid Friday, January 10, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane déclaré : «Il est vrai que nous n’avons pas joué notre meilleur football. L’essentiel est la victoire. Je suis content d’avoir remporté ce match. Ce n’était pas du tout évident pour nous d’imposer notre rythme et notre jeu face à une équipe qui avait envie de gagner. L’USMA nous a surpris par son niveau de jeu et la volonté de ses joueurs. À présent, on doit bien préparer le match retour, qui aura lieu le 11 janvier prochain chez nous face à l’USMA. Nous devons gagner pour assurer notre qualification» External link

elmoudjahid Sunday, December 29, 2019 10:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema ( about Ahly ) : "Kwanza nikiri, ni maandalizi (yaliyotusaidia kushinda mchezo huu) kwa sababu tuliangalia michezo nane ya Al Ahly," External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema : "Ushindi huu una maana kubwa kwa timu na watu," External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema : “Nawapongeza vijana wangu kwa kucheza vizuri na nimeridhika na kiwango chetu ingawa sijafurahi kwa sababu hatukufunga bao. Pia niwapongeze Azam kwa kucheza vizuri na walionyesha kiwango bora uwanjani,” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:42:00 AM EAT



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entraîneur1.74%FR12/10/201610/12/2016
boss0.54%EN12/10/201610/12/2016
striker0.65%EN10/22/201622/10/2016
manager0.33%EN10/15/201615/10/2016
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Pitso MosimaneEN84.13%
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Pitso MosimaneEU2.64%
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Saad Samir said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Mr (Pitso) Mosimane spoke to us when we were in Qatar (for the Club World Cup) that we have a very important match with Al-Merreikh and the captain spoke with us there. So from the day that we got our medals and third place, the coach spoke with us and the president of the club spoke with us and we said that we are going back to Egypt and the chapter is closed on (the Club World Cup) and we are focussed because the players want to make history for themselves and want to continue these successes" External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Ayman Ashraf told ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Mosimane concentrates on the players' psychological matter, as he always helps the players who are out of the squad and motivates them to be ready for the coming games," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane will be missed as a force in South African football but his appointment by our continent’s flagship club strengthens the bonds of friendship between our two countries,” External link

zimeye Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane will be missed as a force in South African football but his appointment by our continent’s flagship club strengthens the bonds of friendship between our two countries,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane and his agent‚ Moira Tlhagale‚ who is also his wife‚ came to brief me on the discussions with a top Egyptian club,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Pitso Mosimane and his agent Moira Tlhagale, who is also his wife, came to brief me on the discussions between Pitso Mosimane and a top Egyptian club," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mamelodi Sundowns said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “I have on several occasions over the past few years expressed my support for Pitso Mosimane leaving to coach in North Africa or Europe or Bafana Bafana. Football players and coaches have at times an uncertain and inconsistent future and must pursue new opportunities where the may grow and receive greater renumeration,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Surprise Moriri said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Coach Pitso from 10 years ago and now, not a lot has changed," External link

news24 Friday, June 12, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Makaab said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Contract renewal talks for Manqoba are at an advanced stage. So, we are expecting to conclude the deal soon now that Pitso has officially signed a new deal,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Every cent we spend on Pitso is well worth it," External link

namibian Friday, May 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Every cent we spend on Pitso is well worth it," External link

afp-en Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Pitso is not competing for the South African league - he is of course - so you can't pay him what you pay South African coaches," External link

irishsun Friday, May 22, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

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Pitso Mosimane told : "We controlled the game during the first 20 minutes," External link

ahram-EN Monday, April 19, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "No team from the qualified teams to quarterfinals hope to face Ahly in the coming round," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We achieved our target by qualifying for the quarterfinals despite the loss to Simba but we managed to beat Vita Club of DR Congo to return the right way," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "Injuries are part of football big teams like Ahly have replacements in all positions," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "Winning against Merreikh at their own stadium will give us the chance to achieve three targets; securing qualification, continuing our mission to top the group and sending a message to all competitors that Ahly are only out for wins either home or away," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We were criticised after our slow start in the group stage but I am fully confident in this generation of players," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Yes this generation is not the best in the club's history but they did a great job," "They won the Champions League title before claiming the bronze medal in the FIFA Clubs World Cup and I am fully confident in this group of players," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Ahly came to the DR Congo to achieve victory over Vita Club, as the team have a clear target, [which is to] return to Cairo with the game’s points,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Cairo International ) : “We played a superb game in Cairo against Vita Club, but it’s the football that sometimes introduces a result against the game’s sequence,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "It was a dramatic show which I have never seen before, I can't believe the result and I am frustrated," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I don't lose hopes on my team's players who won the title last season so we have to fly to Vita Club and achieve the victory," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Hilal ) : "We are looking at the Group Stage in a different way this time as we seek to ensure qualification early, unlike last season, which witnessed qualifying from last round after passing Sudan's Al-Hilal," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Ahly ) : "Ahly was negatively affected by the hard matches at the Club World Cup, and that was the main reason behind the recent various injuries, as we played three matches in just nine days. We will benefit from the experiences that we got during the Club World Cup matches," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Hilal ) : “We are looking at the Group Stage in a different way this time, as we seek to secure a qualification early, unlike last season, when we qualified only in the last round after passing Sudan’s Al-Hilal,” External link

ahram-EN Monday, February 22, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Percy Tau ) : “He reminds me of how Percy came up. And you know I’m a conservative coach‚” External link

businessday Sunday, February 14, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We need to sign talented players to support the team's squad ahead of the coming competitions," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We are working to return to the FIFA Club World Cup next season by winning again the CAF Champions League but it won't be easy mission as it needs for more concentration from all players," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Not the medal we wished to get, but a realistic one. We should be humble and appreciate getting a medal for Africa. We shall be back next year and fight for an upgrade,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We achieved the goal that we all wanted. I do not want to look arrogant, but we played very well in the competition. I am looking forward to better achievements with Al Ahly in the Fifa Club World Cup in the future,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We believe we could have won the World Cup, but let's talk about the reality ... we played a team that's very strong ... Bayern (Munich) ... Maybe if I had Sadio Mane the Senegalese and Mohamed Salah from Egypt, we could have talked a different talk," External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, February 12, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We performed well in today’s match against Palmeiras, as well as against Bayern Munich. I hope to win the African Championship this season and to repeat this performance in the next edition of the Club World Cup,” External link

gulf-times Friday, February 12, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We need our players to deliver their best against Palmeiras. Some of our players will be absent, but we have substitutes who can play the same role," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "What's important is to take this performance to the Champions League. We must take it from there," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud Kahraba ) : “We have faith in all our players, and we have to deal with the fact that Mahmoud Kahraba and El Shahaat won’t be able to play. However, I understand that their actions were not intentional” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We represented Africa very well in the FIFA Club World Cup. We managed to qualify to the semi-finals and we will be playing tomorrow in order to win the bronze medal. We managed to beat Al Duhail and we played very well against FC Bayern Munich” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud Kahraba ) : "We have faith in all our players, and we have to deal with the fact that Mahmoud Kahraba and El Shahat won't be able to play. However, I understand that their actions were not intentional," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We need our players to deliver their best against Palmeiras. Some of our players will be absent, but we have substitutes who can play the same role," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We haven’t faced any issues during the past five weeks. We are trying our best to look after our health – and the health of our opponents. We comply with these rules to ensure the safety of everyone and in order to continue playing football” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Bayern are number one in Europe. They didn’t allow us to have the ball for a long time. We rarely had the chance to play our game. We must learn from the mistakes we made against Al Duhail SC and FC Bayern Munich before facing Palmeiras, as we are keen to win the bronze medal,” “The game against Palmeiras will not be easy. They are a strong team and have many good players and we must prepare well for the match against them in order to achieve the bronze medal,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You understand why they are number one at this point in time in the world and in Europe also,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You understand why they are number one at this point in time in the world and in Europe also,” “They regained the ball quicker, they pressed us quicker, they’re more experienced. We could only do something on a break” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “I don’t know if there’s any coach who looks happy after he loses. It’s my first defeat since I’ve been at Ahly‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We played against a very good team which dominated the game in terms of possession, " External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We haven’t faced any issues during the past five weeks. We are trying our best to look after our health and the health of our opponents. We comply with these rules to ensure the safety of everyone and in order to continue playing football” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, February 7, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Sure, it’s an important and historical game, but I don’t think it will be the most important game in Ahly’s history,” External link

ahram-EN Sunday, February 7, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We faced a tough opponent. They have a lot of great players, but we managed to achieve our goal and win the match,” “Moreover in the last ten minutes of the game, Al Duhail SC created several chances but we managed to deal with their pressure in the best possible manner,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It would be nice to take Bayern to penalties," External link

modernghana Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "Have you ever thought, in our time, that South Africa can have a black president as Nelson Mandela? That is an amazing story," External link

news24 Friday, February 5, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Congratulations to the boys. It was a tough game,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 5, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane tells : "It always looks impossible until somebody does it," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane explains ( about Kenny Dalglish ) : "He's a legend ... it's like having Kenny Dalglish becoming president of Liverpool," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "FIFA must also consider coaches outside of European nominees because these are world awards," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Jorge Jesus ) : "Jesus, he's the coach of Benfica now. He was the coach at Flamengo, he won lots of trophies and also deserved to be nominated. It's not just about me. But it's okay, we have to move on," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane says : "Our lives should not be about awards as coaches, we need to change people's lives," External link

modernghana Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, February 4, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “It always looks impossible until somebody does it,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Kenny Dalglish ) : “He’s a legend . . . it’s like having Kenny Dalglish becoming president of Liverpool,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “FIFA must also consider coaches outside of European nominees because these are world awards,” External link

herald Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We came here because we are the African Champions. We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We respect Al Duhail a lot, as they have many good players and they managed to win QNB Stars League. Also, they will play at their homeland and among their fans, besides that, they have many good foreign players," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We came here because we are the African Champions. We have great confidence in ourselves and we aim to reach our maximum levels in the competition," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We respect Al Duhail a lot, as they have many good players and they managed to win QNB Stars League. Also, they will play at their homeland and among their fans, besides that, they have many good foreign players," "The game will not be easy, but I have full confidence in my players and I promise our fans that we will do our best to meet their high expectations" External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "Naturally I would like to have a player of his skill with me," External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha – and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, February 1, 2021 12:37:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “We are delighted to be in Qatar for this exciting tournament. There are many Al Ahly fans in Doha and we are looking forward to having their support in our match against Al Duhail. This will be a great test for us as we aim to qualify for the semi-finals and a match against Bayern Munich” External link

gulf-times Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am going to say we can score. Sometimes we score three or more. We scored 11 in one of the games [in the Champions League]. So we can score two” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We're a good side and we believe we can do big things. We've got the Qatari team in our first match and then we'll see what happens," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "We can't choose the opposition in the Club World Cup draw. We have to be ready to play who we're drawn against," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “It has been a long time coming, I feel it should have come earlier than this. It is good that Percy is there. It has been a while since we had a player in the EPL. The only person we had was Kamohelo Mokotjo in the first division. We are in a good position and we need more,” External link

citizen Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane insisted : “We promise to win more trophies, we have just got started,” External link

citizen Friday, January 1, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We would not have achieved all of this without my players, they work hard and we fight a lot but we are okay. Thanks to my technical team and down to the guy who cuts the grass and thanks to my wife,” “I’m honoured and humbled to receive this award in s short period of time in Egypt. For me it is to thank everybody who contributed to this. I want to thank my president, captain Bebo and his board for trusting me. They really trusted me with a difficult task of bringing the difficult cup home that has been away from us for the last seven years,” External link

citizen Friday, January 1, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ibrahim Hassan ) : “I respect his [Ibrahim Hassan’s] opinion. Maybe his statements suit clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester City as well, but what I know that football does not work like that,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Ahly ) : "The participation in the FIFA Club World Cup is a difficult challenge as the last time Ahly went to the tournament was in 2013 but football in Asia has fully changed it's not now as how it was in the past," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "I went there with my former team Mamelodi Sundowns three years ago and played against a Japanese team and I think we lost 3-0, they were a very big team," "We also played against a team from South Korea and they defeated us 4-1, the games were very difficult so Asian football is no longer the same as we once knew it in the past" External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "We also need to bring one or two special players. I don't say that we don't have special players in Ahly but the World Cup will be a big challenge for us," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "The current players are writing their names into the Ahly history books like the golden generation led by Mohamed Abou Trika and his teammates," External link

afp-en Monday, December 7, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Kermit Erasmus, Peter Shalulile, I signed all of them, I made sure I left the team in a better place,” External link

citizen Monday, December 7, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "We still have two titles to win, nothing is guaranteed but if you win three it means you can win four and five. We have to work very hard to continue winning," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, December 6, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I changed the way we played, I put my software in, and to put your software in, you have to get rid of the software inside, like a laptop cleaning system,” External link

citizen Friday, December 4, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "All of you know Al Ahly was asking about Sirino when I was at Mamelodi Sundowns," External link

news24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "Sirino wants to come to Al Ahly," External link

news24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Finally, I had to come to the Nile River to catch the big fish," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "I also believe almost more than 50% of Sundowns fans are now supporting Al-Ahly because of the good relations that gather both sides, especially at these times," External link

ahram-EN Monday, November 30, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane concluded : "We have no time, now we play for the Egypt Cup, Egyptian Super Cup, and CAF Super Cup, and then we will start preparing for the FIFA Club World Cup. We want to win all what we can win because our supporters deserve that," External link

ahram-EN Monday, November 30, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “When you are given the job by a great club like Al Ahly, which has the record of most trophies won in the continent, you have to know what it takes to accept this job. I thank Al Ahly president Mahmoud El Khateeb for his trust, and I also thank Sundowns President for allowing me to go. I wanted to give El Khateeb a gift, as his birthday was last month. Here it is!” External link

modernghana Monday, November 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane concluded ( about Ahly ) : “I came here to win the Champions League with al Ahly, and we did. But that’s just the beginning. We have no time, now we play for Egypt Cup, Egyptian Super Cup and CAF Super Cup, and then we will start preparing for the FIFA Club World Cup. We want to win all what we can win because our supporters deserve that,” External link

modernghana Monday, November 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It is an unbelievable feeling, amazing, not everyone can win the Champions League,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mahmoud al Khatib ) : "I have to thank president Mahmoud El Khatib for giving me, an African coach, the chance to lead one of the greatest clubs in Africa," "I also want to thank the board, staff and players who gave me a great welcome to accomplish my job. Now we have to focus on the Egypt Cup, African Super Cup and Club World Cup" External link

ahram-EN Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane déclaré : «Nous avons été bénis de l'avoir» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Monday, November 23, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane indiqué : «Sur le terrain, c'était un grand footballeur, bien que souvent sous-estimé, et en dehors du terrain, c'était un véritable gentleman» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Monday, November 23, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “We were blessed to have him,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 23, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

nampa Monday, November 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

yahoo-au Monday, November 23, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We were blessed to have him," External link

afp-en Monday, November 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "I am happy for the players and the fans and the president too. I hope we can give them all a better celebration with the big trophy," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "The only challenge that there is a big space between the semi final and the final," "I wish we can put the players in an incubator to preserve them until then but we have international players and they will have to play with their teams. I hope they will not return with injuries because we have a lot of injured players already" External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had an overall good performance but we played better in the first leg than in Egypt,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Ahly have reached the final several times over the past seven years but they weren't lucky. I hope this time God will help us,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Cairo International ) : "It was a difficult game but we won, I think we achieved a brilliant work in Morocco and we repeated it again in Cairo," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 26, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had an overall good performance but we played better in the first leg than in Egypt,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Ahly have reached the final several times over the past seven years but they weren't lucky. I hope this time God will help us,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "It was a difficult game as Wydad was fighting to return to the game," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "Ahly players performed well during their match against Enppi as the back line introduced a cement defence alongside the superb performance of striker Marawan Mohsen who scored twice," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We cross our fingers that it's not a big injury because we cannot afford more injuries. We have too many players out. We have a little bit of a hospital here," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Arab Contractors ) : "We played well against Arab Contractors, but it wasn't an excellent performance," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 5, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I can't decide on the final starting lineup for the game against Wydad, as we still have two games in the league," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 5, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am very pleased after today's win as we succeeded to defeat a tough opponent as they depend on the counter-attacks. Each game has its own conditions and tactics, so we prepare for each one individually,” External link

modernghana Monday, October 5, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I would like to thank head of Ahly’s planning committee Mohsen Saleh and club president Mahmoud El-Khatib for their confidence in me to take the charge of Ahly; the club of the century in Africa,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “I know the pressure on Egyptian clubs in continental tournaments. I watched that while facing Ahly, Zamalek and also Egypt’s national team. Winning is always a must for fans and I am familiar with these pressures,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "While I had four years remaining in my contract, this offer is a huge opportunity for me that would not have come had I not had the privilege to be part of the team that led Mamelodi Sundowns in winning the Champions League and reaching the Club World Cup finals," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club," External link

news24 Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club. I have accepted an offer to join an international team," External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane responded : “I’m not aware of that,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “If results are on the coach then he must fall on his sword. Bring the players he wants, he trains them, selects the team, substitutes, and if he doesn’t win, we can say ‘we gave you the opportunity to do that and you did not do that’” “But you can’t say the results are on me but certain things are not on me. A coach will always say a certain player was not bought by him, he will say ‘I did not want that player, I wanted this one because that is where the goals are coming in and this one is not scoring the goals’. So we (coaches) can also have an excuse,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The question is what are chances? If you ask me, I think it is better that I must choose the players that I want. But it is difficult because it is not your club and there are roles that are played. Like technical directors, what are their roles? Those things create a lot of anxiety and challenges. If he is here to buy players, then he is also responsible for the results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am not aware of that but I’ll ask the club. I don’t do player admin at the club‚ I focus on coaching the team‚” External link

businessday Sunday, September 13, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “My opinion is that you must win on the pitch,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 13, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am not aware of that, I will ask the club,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Bloemfontein Celtic ) : “I don’t do administration at the club, I focus on coaching the team. If I have reports on certain issues, of course I can’t be a coach who doesn’t focus and observe those things. The management will have to tell us about all of this but you must win on the pitch. Imagine if we raise the trophy and we celebrate and then there is this thing… I mean really,” “My opinion about football is that you must win the football on the pitch. If you have to win outside of the pitch, because now there is something like this or that [I don’t agree with that]. We know how football is, Celtic won the Telkom Knockout with a ball that didn’t cross the line but who talks about it now? They talk about Celtic being the Telkom Knockout finalists in 2012,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “We have a few niggling injures, which is normal. When you come from a battle, you come out with wounded soldiers and deep scars,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “Masokolara are a difficult team, those guys are enjoying themselves, they are a happy and free spirited team. They play good football and they pass well, I saw their game against Bidvest Wits… oh, they can pass the ball. They have nothing to lose but they will give everything, that’s how I see the game going,” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Masokolara are a difficult team, those guys are enjoying themselves, they are a happy and free spirited team. They play good football and they pass well, I saw their game against Bidvest Wits… oh, they can pass the ball. They have nothing to lose but they will give everything, that’s how I see the game going,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Everybody marks for him and they keep him fresh and rested. You can see why they do that because he is so classy and intelligent‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I think you know my heart and feelings about Anele. He is one of the most underrated right-backs in the country. Anele can play against a speedy winger, a strong winger… anything. Anele has the sense of positioning himself and he does not even make a lot of tackles if you can see,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “It would be sad to lose him to be honest, but I don’t know what is happening between the club and his agent because we are in the bubble. I would not like to lose him, I would be very happy to have Anele staying but I also have to accept if he wants to go, we have to understand the situation,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “There is a perception in my country and it is not only just about football, it is everything and it’s that a black man cannot do things. I am not throwing a racial card, I don’t need to do that because in my technical team I have got English, I have Greek, I have Indian, I have got Zulu and Xhosa guys, it is a rainbow nation of a technical team and I like to keep it local. I always say local is lekker ,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to believe in our own people. It does not mean that when somebody comes with a European passport they are better than what we have in the country, that is my message. I am trying to drive this message to our own people to say we have the material here. I am from the township, Manqoba Mngqithi is from the township, coach Wendell Robinson is not from the suburbs,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have capable people in this country but we always like to fill our benches with people from outside. I am not saying that we shouldn’t have people from outside to work in the country, but first look at what we have here,” External link

citizen Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is a sweet trophy because there were a lot of doubters‚ even internally‚ but the trophy is here. At the end of the day‚ the trophy is here‚” External link

businessday Monday, September 7, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “What a title to win. I think Mamelodi Sundowns… everyone knows we are slow starters and we leave it to the last. Last year we left it to the last and I hope next year we don’t do the same thing because it becomes a bad habit and we might not win it in the end,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, September 7, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is a sweet trophy because there were a lot of doubters‚ even internally‚ but the trophy is here. At the end of the day‚ the trophy is here‚” External link

businessday Sunday, September 6, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We never had the chance. We only had one and a half hours when Chiefs loss to Wits. That was the only sniff we had," External link

news24 Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ernst Middendorp ) : “For me personally, not from the club, is to congratulate coach Middendorp for the work done for the season. I think they did very well. The team got a shock therapy and he put his methodology and philosophy and if anybody wants to say it is not the best philosophy then why are they sitting at the top of the log,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He knows that I will shake his hand because he was a professional after the match against them. He waited for me to shake my hand and said ‘congratulations’. If he wins it he deserves it, he has been leading for most of the season and I think he also deserves to win his first league title, so it is fair enough,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "The pitch at Dobsonville Stadium must be closed after the league [finishes], but I don't know where Swallows have to play," External link

news24 Friday, September 4, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We have given them competition all these years. The last time we won the league we gave them competition. We won it in the end, and it was never easy," External link

news24 Friday, September 4, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have been in these situations of nerves and anxiety in big matches‚” External link

businessday Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The pitch at Dobsonville must be closed after the season‚” “I don’t know where [recently promoted] Swallows FC are going to play [next season]‚ but that pitch is not the right pitch because it is not improving and it has a heavy load on it. It’s getting worse and we can’t even pass the ball” External link

businessday Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We had one chance this year, only one, against Baroka, to come up. Otherwise, we’ve been chasing. But what’s good? To close a 13-point gap. This is what I told the boys. I said ‘you closed a 13-point gap to be where you are now’. I give them credit,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It's a cup final [on Saturday]. Whoever wins it, wins it but we're not going to give it to anybody. We all have to work for it. It's on the edge," External link

news24 Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “As coaches, we are paid to be professionals and we are trained to take the pressure that comes with it. There is always pressure‚ there are always expectations and everybody has got an opinion‚” “Professionals must play with the pressure. In fact‚ they must enjoy the pressure and thrive under pressure” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ernst Middendorp ) : “As you said, coach Middendorp did not even go to his post-match interview. It’s frustration. We are human beings and expectations are high. It’s madness,” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “No, no, no‚ we are going with this thing [title chase] until it ends‚ it does not matter‚” “It’s your life. You are a professional. You are getting paid to work under pressure. You are getting paid to be criticised. So my players should understand that‚ including myself” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "What can I say, one mistake we got punished there, we didn't mark in the box and a free header there, it's unbelievable," External link

news24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "You see when football happens and results don't come right, I'm the guy who does not want to make excuses on why we did not win. We did not win because we did not take our chances. We did not win because we did not mark in the box from a corner," External link

news24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “What can I say? One mistake, we got punished there‚ we didn’t mark in the box and a free header there. It’s unbelievable‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We did not win because we did not take our chances. We did not win because we did not mark in the box from a corner‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “They breed these ones who don’t allow the play to go (on). But its okay, they have to do what they have to do to survive. It’s okay. It’s not what made us lose. What made us lose is not marking in the box. But we keep going this thing has a heartbeat. It’s still going. We’ll see how it goes,” External link

zimeye Monday, August 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “What a game, it is unbelievable because I was warning the players and said if we can work hard on the set-pieces and corner kicks against a team (Chiefs) that has scored so many goals on set-pieces … I warned them … it has been a long time since we conceded a direct header from a corner kick,” External link

citizen Monday, August 31, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “I told them not to under-estimate them (Baroka) because they have big boys. I don’t know if I jinxed them or cursed them but I am the coach and I have to warn them about these things. It is no use to say ‘I told you so’. We have to move on, that is the mistake that we made against Baroka, the rest is a different game,” External link

citizen Monday, August 31, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "We are not on top of the log," External link

news24 Friday, August 28, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “That goal is a Sundowns goal, it’s one touch and it goes through and Sirino shows that he can come to the party when we needed him. Themba came to the party when we needed him, the big players are slowly coming up and believing in it,” External link

citizen Friday, August 28, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “the title is on Chiefs to lose‚ not on us” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I don’t think Thursday is a title decider‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have been fighting to win, we have scored nine goals in the bubble and how can we score nine goals but not get the chance to win the match? It was about time. It is not luck, we fought for it. It is good for us and good for our confidence,” “We deserved the break… we have been fighting all the time and when you fight without winning games you get more stressed and the pressure has been heavy. We relieved the stress and we celebrated the win, it has been too long, why not. We have not seen our families for about seven weeks and we get nothing out of that. We got something, it was about time,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We have been playing against reinforced defences for the last seven years. In every game, everybody is behind the ball against Sundowns. It is our life and our stress, you have to have a way and a plan to plan. If you sit back against Sundowns, we know how to play, we probably struggle when you come at us. The fat lady hasn’t sung, we are still hoping,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “In the last 10 minutes I saw Sundowns playing, I hope my team is back. It is the Sundowns that can play against a reinforced defence. We had to try and put the ball in between and try to play against reinforced defences because we can’t expect that us, Orlando Pirates and Chiefs to play teams and they must open up,” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Themba Zwane ) : "Themba is our most important player, but since the season restarted he has had minimal influence on our games, hence my decision to bench him," External link

afp-en Monday, August 24, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We played Promise Mkhuma in his place (against Maritzburg) and he played very well. Themba understands, we had our talk and he accepts, he says ‘coach I am not at my best, I don’t know what is happening’. I told him it is the way it is, let’s move on. He has done so well for us for all these years for us to today think differently about him. We need him, he is an important player, same as Sibusiso Vilakazi, Gaston Sirino, we also need them. They are not at their best at this point in time but they are key players,” External link

citizen Monday, August 24, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We cannot be complaining about who is going to come in or whether we have players or not. We have personnel,” External link

citizen Monday, August 24, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "Tonight, Promise was pushed from behind, we didn't get a penalty, we deserved another penalty," External link

news24 Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We must start proper with Maritzburg and don’t have to chase the game again‚” External link

businessday Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “About Maritzburg‚ this is their second game in the bubble and they have had enough time while we have played four games in nine days. It’s unbelievable but it’s the way the programme is,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We are struggling. But we are a team that struggles with a fight. If we were doing very well, we should be winning but we are not. We drew two matches and lost one,” “We are struggling. It is a fact that we can’t hide. After we came back, Sundowns haven’t been the same. And that is a fact” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “The manner in which we are going‚ it looks like the league title is going because we have played three games‚ drawn two and lost one‚” “In the context [that] we are not winning matches … maybe it [the league title] looks like [it] is gone‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Absa Premiership ) : "You will fight for it (Absa Premiership title) and if you're not getting it, you don't get it," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "The manner in which it (the title race slipping away) is going, looks like it's going that way," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You just feel that silence especially when you observe the moment of silenCE. The 30 seconds before and the 30 seconds after, it is so quiet and you just feel the void left by the supporters, you miss the supporters, football will never be the same without supporters,” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We are just adjusting and we are following the protocols and the rules and regulations because lives matter most. But we cannot wait to hear the drum beat, we are missing it,” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “The record is good against Highlands but we have to be honest in football past records don’t really matter. Of course they can give a psychological advantage or mental advantage but each and every game it’s anybody’s game,” “Who would have expected Bidvest Wits to come out and fight the way they were fighting [against Sundowns]. So football is not about the results, it’s not about the game, it’s not all about the tactics. There’s also the emotional side [of it]. If the players are stable and are willing to fight, the results can change because of the attitude [of the players]” External link

citizen Friday, August 14, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane asked : “What are you going to do if Thapelo and Anele are out injured?” External link

businessday Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Themba Zwane ) : “In the game of Bloem Celtic and Baroka [the other semi-final] we saw massive injuries. In our game, we also had massive injuries and ‘Tso’ [Siphelele Mkhulise] could not finish. ‘Mshishi’ [Themba Zwane], who always finishes a game, could not finish. [Sibusiso] Vilakazi, who is always in good condition‚ could not finish. That’s football under Covid-19. Players are not ready. You could see that,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Rivaldo must thank coach Manqoba Mngqithi because he was the one who was fighting that Rivaldo must play at central midfield,” “He is good with the set-pieces and the set-piece he delivered when we played against Bidvest Wits, we got a penalty from it. He needs to come out of his shell because he is not a player who expresses himself a lot and that that is why we encourage him. We want him to play more,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I was not surprised that Pirates were stronger than us in the second half because I knew that they had fresh legs, we just played three days back and it is normal that physically they would be much stronger than us. We did what we had to do, the tactical plan was right, they normally have a party but they took time because we contained them and we had the ball more in the second half,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “A game of two halves for us, we were much better in the first half but the second we have to give it to Orlando Pirates and be honest,” External link

citizen Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We had the edge during the first half but fell away after half-time and were grateful for a point in the end. " External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “In the Bloem Celtic-Baroka game we saw many injuries. In our game we also had plenty of injuries,” External link

businessday Monday, August 10, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s confusing. The halftime doesn’t count as a substitute [opportunity]. And I kept asking ... ‘Hey Lux‚ explain this thing to me’,” External link

businessday Monday, August 10, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have already set our targets and we know who we want and where they are going to help us. We are done with the transfers. We just need to get one or two players … but the rest of the people we are already done with. I know who I want to sign in December (in any season), so we don’t buy because a player is on top form this season (year),” External link

citizen Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We’ve had to adjust because we’ve had some injuries, some players have tested positive and we need to be honest and accept this and quarantine players,” External link

citizen Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "We've had to adjust because we've had some injuries, some players have tested positive and we need to be honest and accept this and quarantine players," External link

news24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : "I've sent my people there ... the people who look after Chloorkop pitches and all that. I've told them that their next office is no longer Chloorkop, their next office is Dobsonville Stadium," External link

irishsun Friday, August 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "Normally, players are doing well when they are sharing a room, they talk. Now, everybody is in their own room. It's football within Covid-19," External link

irishsun Friday, August 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Ready? I am not sure, let’s see how football is under COVID-19. I have got my expectations from what I have seen (from other leagues) on television so I can presume and all that. But we will have 11 players on the pitch, we will have five substitutes, we will have all of the Covid-19 protocols observed and we will play,” “Everything happens under the umbrella of football under COVID-19 now and what we used to do before the virus and it worked, it falls out now because the program is different. The body is totally different and the mind, I don’t know about that because some players have got different mentalities about playing football under this space,” External link

citizen Friday, August 7, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have a big game against Wits of course and if you listen to their statements‚ they’re saying that they want to go out in style‚” External link

businessday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s a big game and it’s an emotional game. Unfortunately this game is played [at a time] when we don’t have the physical condition to match the emotions‚ the situation or the pedigree of a semifinal,” External link

businessday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s a new life and we have to adjust and be innovative‚” External link

businessday Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have checked his social life, he ticks the boxes, and he is a very good boy. Lesedi is a good prospect, we are trying to get as many young players as possible because if you look at our signings besides George Maluleka, we are having younger players to come and strengthen the team as back up for the older players, that is what we are currently doing,” “He fits the program with his age (25), with his style of play and he is the kind of a player who likes to play combination plays, he loves taking defenders on, he is quick and we see him as a Keletso Makgalwa, he has a few characteristics of Gaston Sirino and Themba Zwane’s combination play. He fits the profile,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I wish him all of the best and I hope he makes it because I know that the yellow jersey can be heavy for a lot of players who we sign and then it looks like a waste as though we are signing them and we don’t know what to do, but that is football and these things do happen and you will never have a guarantee if the player you have signed will do well,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He is a left winger and a left back, it is easy to convert a left winger to a left back. He has a very good left foot, he has got speed, height and lives to play going up and down (the pitch) on one side,” External link

citizen Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “He started his career here, he moved on for a while, but we are all coaches, we are ambitious. We need to try to test ourselves and we need to explore, learn and see,” External link

citizen Friday, July 10, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He came back because of the value that he adds because he started his career here. He has been with us for so long, of course, he did move on like everybody else, even I moved on. We are ambitious coaches and we try to rest ourselves, why not?” External link

citizen Friday, July 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “If he stays as a No 6‚ he will go to Europe‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “You see‚ when it is a normal environment‚ I always say we [Sundowns] can make it [win the league]. Even when we were 11 points behind Kaizer Chiefs in the first year we won the league‚ I still said we would make it and this was based on normal circumstances‚” External link

businessday Monday, July 6, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "I begged Safa not to fire me, but they did. They were determined to get rid of me after that qualifier against Ethiopia. I said to them, 'we still have five matches to go, I can get the team to Brazil [for the 2014 World Cup]," External link

news24 Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "Safa had invested so much in me. They sent me to go to courses abroad. I was the interim coach and then assistant coach to Parreira for the World Cup [2010]. But they didn't believe in my vision. " External link

news24 Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We’ve got a lot of young players but yes, we have Hlompho, we have Wayne, Denis Onyango and we are careful about their ages. We speak to the president (Patrice Motsepe) a lot about how we move away from having an ageing team because if you don’t refresh an ageing team you will be in trouble but it is not an easy thing, you can’t just do it overnight,” External link

citizen Friday, June 5, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added ( about Percy Tau ) : “We have a lot of players who are young and upcoming. Our best product that we have ever exported is Percy Tau. He comes from youth development, there is no better story than that. He is not a player who we bought and then we sold, he comes from the youth programs and we have done very well,” External link

citizen Friday, June 5, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane noted : “Arrive at training kitted,direct to the pitch,train in less than 50 people per gathering, and out immediately.No dressing room entrances,2/3 tests per week, temperature checks,social distance training, disinfect daily.Start training to complete the season?Your take pls.” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Even Pep Guardiola is still struggling to win the Champions League ever since he won it with Barcelona in 2011. Carlo Ancelotti is still struggling ever since he last won it at Madrid [in 2014]. Jurgen Klopp only won it once in his lifetime with Liverpool. We can mention all of these big coaches, Jose Mourinho, when last did he win it? You cannot tell me that Manchester City does not want the trophy from Pep, they need it but you can’t just buy it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to change and sharpen the saw because if we say we won the Champions League once in 2016, it is 2020 now and we have not won it again. Are we trying? Yes, we went out in the quarterfinals and in the semifinals but it means we need more” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He’s going to show us something, I just see something there,” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I need to loan him out. He must go play and he must follow what Percy and Keagan followed‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Sometimes the loan spell works‚ especially when you’re genuine with the player‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “He (Motsepe) said he wants me to be the Sir Alex Ferguson of the club and he had no doubts about keeping me. That is one of the reasons why I am here because if you have confidence from the president of the club and from the board, you don’t need anything else to confirm,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I appreciate the trust and faith the president (Motsepe) has in me and my goal is to build a team that will conquer Africa again," External link

namibian Friday, May 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I appreciate the trust and faith the president (Motsepe) has in me and my goal is to build a team that will conquer Africa again," External link

afp-en Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I’m pleased to confirm that I’ve signed a four-year contract with the club I dearly love," External link

news24 Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "I'd like to thank everybody’s contribution to where we are. I'm pleased to confirm that I've signed a four-year contract with the club I dearly love. I'd like to thank the president, Dr Motsepe and the board, for the confidence they have shown in me to lead the team for an additional four years" External link

news24 Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane wrote : “I think I was 13/14 years old playing street football in Phefeni‚ Sentsho Street [where Chiefs’ first clubhouse was situated]. I would always stop him to chat in his Ford Mustang,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “Al Ahly have gone about six years without winning it. It has been a while since Wydad won it‚ Zamalek have not won it in the past five years but they are in the semifinals now‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We give them international games and not our games because when you give them our games it can be boring. We give them games every three days. If you are a right-winger, choose a right-winger in that team and tell us what he is doing right and how is his behaviour offensively and defensively as an individual and as a group,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “Physically and tactically we are there and I would say psychologically as well because nobody is complaining. There has been a little bit of a problem with those who don’t easily sleep because it is normal. I was also sleeping in different hours and I had to go back to the normal routine,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “I’ve never come out and asked for extra money. I never said I would not sign my contract because I want a raise in my salary. I don’t do that because I won a cup against Maritzburg United,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “I’m seven years at the club and I don’t do that. I don’t ask for loans. I don’t take advantage of the wealth that our president (Patrice Motsepe) has created and then I start to ask for personal favours. I’ve been a gentleman and I stick to my contract and I finish my contract,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane explained ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “I’m seven years at the club and I don’t do that. I don’t ask for loans. I don’t take advantage of the wealth that our president (Patrice Motsepe) has created and then I start to ask for personal favours. I’ve been a gentleman and I stick to my contract and I finish my contract,” External link

citizen Friday, April 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “On behalf of Mamelodi Sundowns‚ we would like to thank everybody on the front line — the police‚ nurses‚ doctors and the public volunteers — who are really serving us to save our lives‚” “Let’s make those people’s jobs easier by washing our hands regularly‚ sanitising‚ respecting social distancing and staying at home” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "It's important we support Molefe as the national team coach; it's important that we don't pick his team," External link

irishsun Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : "I remember last year; we were fighting for the league with Orlando Pirates. At this point in time, I remember we were in Morocco," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “I am happy to respond to the World Health Organization’s Safe Hands challenge. I challenge all the PSL club coaches and Mr Nande Becker,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have to try. We have to keep the league [title race] going. Because we can’t let the league be decided now as in the UK [where Liverpool has a huge points gap]‚” External link

businessday Monday, March 16, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It’s important that they recover, because both have got hamstring [niggles]. But you can never say they are available until Monday,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Nedbank is in our hands, we have equal opportunity to compete for it. We spoke about four trophies, one is out of the window already, so that is reality. The Nedbank is possible, we can’t say anything, we have equal opportunity for it. The league is not in our hands. Mathematically, it is not in our hands, so we don’t have that opportunity for the league unless the opportunity presents itself,” External link

citizen Friday, March 13, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane insisted : “The league is decided in May. We need to keep our feet on the ground” External link

businessday Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “Rulani is my good friend, he regards me as his mentor. We talk about a lot of controversial and important things but because we are professionals some of them we keep to ourselves,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : “I could focus on school’s football, which is something I want to do, or take a sabbatical to see what I want to do or go to North Africa because I think my name is good on the continent,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “We have TP Mazembe, a big team from the DRC and we have Sundowns (from the rest of Africa). So we have a long way (to go), we will do our best and we will fight and do everything to make you proud but we are yet to be on that level, we are not yet there. We are fighting and this is the best that we can do. Sometimes we go through to the semifinals and sometimes we won’t, it is the way it is. Look at the budget, look at the clubs and look at the turn-out at the stadiums,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : “It is unfortunate, we cannot be blaming Lebo for an own goal. It was an in-swinger and he should have used the left foot but he used the right foot. He will learn. It is unfortunate and it is part football. We know how we lost and it is okay, we can take the defeat,” “I must congratulate the coach (of Al Ahly), they have been good to us in Cairo and even here, this game was played in good spirits, even outside the game, and there have never been any stories. They looked after us in Egypt and we looked after them here, football should be like that and I appreciate that the Champions League is improving,” External link

citizen Monday, March 9, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane told : "I am upset that Ahly's keeper wasted time during the game, but that is a thing we can't change as we are in Africa and not Europe. I think that mister Weiler (Ahly coach) is not be happy with what happened during the game too," External link

ahram-EN Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You wish you could get that but you have to be realistic because results like that come once in a while and maybe we might never have that ever, but at the end of the day, is it possible? Yes. Is it easy? No, it will not be easy,” “We will see how the approach is. If their approach is to sit back and not give us space, the five goals will just remain a wish but if they play and open up maybe we can. We don’t know what their approach is but we know our approach and that is to try and push forward as much as possible and we should never be desperate to score in the first 10 minutes but if we can we will score, why not but football is football and we have to be patient,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “This is the biggest of them all and it might never happen in Caf history for the last eight to be the way it is this season and what we like is to cherish the opportunity of being part of the top eight teams on the continent,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Ahly ) : "This result can't be repeated but I hope to achieve it again. No one knows whether we can achieve it or not as Ahly will play in a defence zone to suspend the scoring chances against our team," External link

ahram-EN Friday, March 6, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We have to be realistic‚ results like that come once in a while‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Two goals is a bit difficult for us to turn around but we have to turn the volume up in Pretoria. We don’t have an option‚” “We have to score in Pretoria” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Dennis Onyango ) : “We rested Denis on our first day of training since we arrived here in Egypt as he has that hamstring which always gives him trouble‚” “But he did a light training session on the second day and our goalkeeper coach Wendell Robinson is working with him to make sure he is available for the game” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Training was not bad‚ we were well received and trained at Petro Sport Stadium and it is a venue where we have a little history. That is the stadium where we played against Zamalek during the group stages and the Libyans a while back‚ so we are familiar with the venue‚” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We need to absorb the pressure‚ we need to be mentally strong and we need to be well organised. It’s a game where the tactics and the mind will be key‚” External link

businessday Monday, February 24, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “In Europe, people don’t want to play on a Thursday, they want to play on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is like that even here, the Confederation Cup games are on Sundays when people go to church,” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It [the league title race] is still alive until mathematically it is not‚” “We have to push if we want to stay in contention for the title. The players have to continue pushing and they know that” External link

businessday Monday, February 17, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You know we are going to have a photo finish there. Even the last five‚ we can go five in a row and that I can guarantee you. So‚ let it be on the table‚ maybe it will be a good finish,” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “You can’t buy a spot in the Champions League‚ you have to play for it. But we will try and get it‚” “That is why it is important for big teams to come and play at this level. Let’s see who you are and what do you have. Combine the Champions League‚ Nedbank Cup‚ the league and let’s see if you can do that” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “We don’t get the players we want. The price for us to buy is totally different to the price for other clubs and that makes it difficult. It doesn’t make financial sense. Is there anyone who can buy a player from us for R15m? If not, then it should be the same for everyone,” External link

businessday Monday, February 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It was a cup game and who cares what happened? We played SuperSport and some played Amavarara FC or Hungry Lions. Next round can I have a draw like other people? Can I have a nice one? We are not that fortunate. I also want to have a breather because we have the Champions League and the league to fight for. I need Amavarara, can I have them? Or Vaal University of Technology, bring them, it’s fine,” External link

citizen Monday, February 10, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “Be careful this weekend, hey! It’s the last trophy left and you might not even get the league. So it may be another year without a trophy,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane commented : “United are cup specialists. When you go up against them in cups you can never be sure of the results,” “They eliminated us from the MTN8. We do well against them in the league but when it comes to the cup I don’t know what happens. I think they are the favourites” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said ( about Juergen Klopp ) : “Can I do what Juergen Klopp does? Can I play the Under-23s to play the Nedbank Cup against SuperSport? No because it is not in the culture of the team because our people love the cups and if the cups are not important, then why did we win the Telkom Knockout? It shows that cups are important,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane added : “We don’t have that culture in South Africa and I wish I could do that. I don’t know how our people would react and I don’t have a mandate from the board to do that. Klopp is the boss at Liverpool and he can do whatever he wants. I don’t know if Sundowns is ready for that,” External link

citizen Friday, February 7, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “They are the same teams‚ but different games‚ different years and a different mentality and mood‚” External link

businessday Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane said : “It is an unbelievable draw‚” “It looks like whatever Sundowns do‚ we follow the same teams again. We have been getting WAC [Wydad Casablanca] all the time in our group. Now the same story with Al Ahly” External link

businessday Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane indiqué : «À Blida, ce qui importait le plus était la victoire. L'équipe n'a pas vraiment évolué sur son vrai visage. Cela dit, nous avons fait preuve de combativité et de volonté pour venir à bout de notre adversaire, qui pratique du beau football. À domicile, nous devons imposer notre jeu pour remporter le match et assurer notre qualification pour les quarts de finale» External link

elmoudjahid Friday, January 10, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane déclaré : «Il est vrai que nous n’avons pas joué notre meilleur football. L’essentiel est la victoire. Je suis content d’avoir remporté ce match. Ce n’était pas du tout évident pour nous d’imposer notre rythme et notre jeu face à une équipe qui avait envie de gagner. L’USMA nous a surpris par son niveau de jeu et la volonté de ses joueurs. À présent, on doit bien préparer le match retour, qui aura lieu le 11 janvier prochain chez nous face à l’USMA. Nous devons gagner pour assurer notre qualification» External link

elmoudjahid Sunday, December 29, 2019 10:58:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema ( about Ahly ) : "Kwanza nikiri, ni maandalizi (yaliyotusaidia kushinda mchezo huu) kwa sababu tuliangalia michezo nane ya Al Ahly," External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema : "Ushindi huu una maana kubwa kwa timu na watu," External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Pitso Mosimane alisema : “Nawapongeza vijana wangu kwa kucheza vizuri na nimeridhika na kiwango chetu ingawa sijafurahi kwa sababu hatukufunga bao. Pia niwapongeze Azam kwa kucheza vizuri na walionyesha kiwango bora uwanjani,” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:42:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach94.14%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
head coach1.09%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
under coach0.22%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
entraîneur1.74%FR12/10/201610/12/2016
boss0.54%EN12/10/201610/12/2016
striker0.65%EN10/22/201622/10/2016
manager0.33%EN10/15/201615/10/2016
under manager0.11%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
team. coach0.11%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
national coach0.22%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
operator coach0.43%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
coach0.43%SA09/07/201407/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Pitso MosimaneEN84.13%
Pitso MosimaneFR11.96%
Pitso MosimaneEU2.64%
PITSO MosimaneEN0.88%
Pitso MosimanePT0.25%
Pitso MosimaneSW0.13%
Питсо МосиманеRU0.00%


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Saad Samir said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Mr (Pitso) Mosimane spoke to us when we were in Qatar (for the Club World Cup) that we have a very important match with Al-Merreikh and the captain spoke with us there. So from the day that we got our medals and third place, the coach spoke with us and the president of the club spoke with us and we said that we are going back to Egypt and the chapter is closed on (the Club World Cup) and we are focussed because the players want to make history for themselves and want to continue these successes" External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Ayman Ashraf told ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Mosimane concentrates on the players' psychological matter, as he always helps the players who are out of the squad and motivates them to be ready for the coming games," External link

ahram-EN Sunday, November 1, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane will be missed as a force in South African football but his appointment by our continent’s flagship club strengthens the bonds of friendship between our two countries,” External link

zimeye Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane will be missed as a force in South African football but his appointment by our continent’s flagship club strengthens the bonds of friendship between our two countries,” External link

ahram-EN Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Pitso Mosimane and his agent‚ Moira Tlhagale‚ who is also his wife‚ came to brief me on the discussions with a top Egyptian club,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Pitso Mosimane and his agent Moira Tlhagale, who is also his wife, came to brief me on the discussions between Pitso Mosimane and a top Egyptian club," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mamelodi Sundowns said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “I have on several occasions over the past few years expressed my support for Pitso Mosimane leaving to coach in North Africa or Europe or Bafana Bafana. Football players and coaches have at times an uncertain and inconsistent future and must pursue new opportunities where the may grow and receive greater renumeration,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Surprise Moriri said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Coach Pitso from 10 years ago and now, not a lot has changed," External link

news24 Friday, June 12, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Makaab said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : “Contract renewal talks for Manqoba are at an advanced stage. So, we are expecting to conclude the deal soon now that Pitso has officially signed a new deal,” External link

citizen Monday, May 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Every cent we spend on Pitso is well worth it," External link

namibian Friday, May 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Every cent we spend on Pitso is well worth it," External link

afp-en Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told ( about Pitso Mosimane ) : "Pitso is not competing for the South African league - he is of course - so you can't pay him what you pay South African coaches," External link

irishsun Friday, May 22, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT