Johannesburg - Patrice
Motsepe revealed that he wants Mamelodi Sundowns to return to playing in their
own back yard instead of Pretoria.
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According to KickOff,
Motsepe is eager to bring games much closer to their supporters in both
Mamelodi and Soshanguve.
“We have been talking for the last few years and we even
suggested that we may also try to contribute towards getting it (HM Pitje Stadium)
in the right condition,” said the club’s president.
“We would like to continue to engage as we would also like
to take some of our games at HM Pitje and maybe one or two games at Giant
Stadium (Soshanguve) as part of our commitment to bringing football to
This should be exciting news for ‘Downs fans as it make for
an exhilarating experience and hopefully the filling up the stadiums.
The businessman has admitted
that he was set out to only use 3% of his time with Sundowns issues when he
purchased The Brazilians.
“I love Sundowns, we grew up loving football, we are
passionate about it but the focus of my time has to be the prime obligation I
have as an entrepreneur, as a businessman and as a South African.”
He concluded by saying, “Sundowns will always occupy a
special place in my heart.”