Pitso Musimani is a Sun Downs history maker with a humble experience with South Africa


Al-Ahly club officials assigned the task of training the Red Castle toPitso Musimane Coach of the South African Sun Downs team, to succeed the Swiss Rene Fyler, whose departure was officially confirmed after the termination clause was activated tomorrow, Thursday, the first of October, and Pitso is one of the most successful coaches in South Africa, due to his distinguished history on the local and African sides, where he was crowned With 15 big titles, including the African Champions League with Sun Downs, and Betsu Musimani took over Al-Ahly’s training at a difficult time, as Al Ahmar is preparing to face Wydad Morocco in the semi-finals of the African Champions League on October 17th, respectively.

Here is the biography of Betsu Musimani, the new Al-Ahly coach.

Mosimane (the player)

Musimane’s career as a player began with the Jomo Cosmos team in 1982, and he participated in 27 matches and scored 7 goals

– He moved to Mamelodi Sun Downs in 1985 and participated with them in 19 matches, scoring one goal

Musimane’s move between Cosmos and Sun Downs continued until 1989, after which he moved to Orlando Pirates and then Unicus Team.

Musimani ended his career as a player in Qatar’s Al-Sadd club in 1996.

In general, during his career as a player, he participated in 189 matches and scored 49 goals over the course of his life as a player.

Mosimane (coach)

– He started training work in 2001 and led the Super Sport United team in South Africa until 2007, and achieved with them the South African League, Cup and the Big Eight Cup in South Africa.

– He was appointed as assistant coach for the South African national team during the Brazilian era, Carlos Alberto Pereira and Joel Santana, during the period from 2006 to 2010.

– After the end of the 2010 World Cup, which was held in South Africa and the exit of the Bafana Bafana, Carlos Alberto Pereira was sacked and Musimane was appointed as coach of his country.

Musimani coached the South African national team from 2010 to 2012, without achieving any success and was sacked.

– He took over the technical leadership of Mamelodi Sun Downs from 2012 until 2020, and added many tournaments to the team, most notably 5 local league championships in addition to the African Champions League title for the first time in the club’s history at the expense of Zamalek 2016, and qualified them to the Club World Cup and then led them to the Super title African 2017.


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