Mosimane calls for patience

2014-11-26 19:00
Pitso Mosimane (Supplied)
Pretoria - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has said the Brazilians’ supporters must stop calling for his head and be patient with the team following their poor season so far.

The reigning champions have registered four defeats so far in the 2014/15 PSL season, much to the disapproval of their loyal fans.

'Jingles' however, hinted that his team has quality players who need time and support for them to bounce back to the form which earned them a 6th league title last season.

"Our people must just be patient," said Mosimane.

"We are a good team and we have quality players in our squad.

"We are also a Champions League material together with Kaizer Chiefs and I pray that our fans be patient with us.

"I came here when they were at the bottom of the log in 2012 and things changed.

"Fans must not spoil things for this great team.

"We played top 8 this season, which we didn’t last season.

"We even reached the semi-final of the Telkom Knock-Out this season and last season we were out early and you can see that we are trying our best.

"We still have the Nedbank Cup on offer.

"Even big teams around the world like Liverpool, Barcelona and Manchester City and United are not doing so well at the moment.

"It happens in football.

"Fans are just used to see Sundowns sacking coaches."

Despite the pressure posed to Mosimane by his team's supporters, 'Jingles' also cited that his job is not under threat at all as the team management is offering him all the support he needs.

"I have a good board that supports me and the team to keep going."

"I also have a good president who supports me all the way.

"My job is not under threat at all and if it’s under threat then I have no pressure at all.

"This has been my job and I have been doing this for 14 years.

"So people can criticise and call us names like bafana ba tshelete (Loaded brats) and all those stupid things it’s okay."

The Chloorkop-based outfit are currently fifth on the log after 11 games.

Their next PSL outing will be against a rejuvenated SuperSport United in a much-anticipated Pretoria derby on Wednesday, .

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