Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is eager
to turn the Brazilians into a dominant side in Africa.
The former Bafana Bafana mentor guided the Chloorkop club to
an emphatic CAF Champions League triumph last year after securing league credentials
Mosimane was crowned CAF Coach of the Year last week in
Nigeria for his efforts with the club and ‘keeper Denis Onyango nabbing awards
at the CAF awards evening.
“I’m not done yet. I’m going to turn Sundowns into a
formidable force in Africa,” said Mosimane as quoted by the SowetanLIVE.
“They are not at the level where I would like them to be.
“I have awakened the sleeping giants and now I want to turn
them into a team that will rewrite the history books. Sundowns are meant for
Following their exhausting schedule in 2016, the club is
only set to return to training for the second-half of the season January 18.
"We have not had off-season," he said.
played in June and July while other teams were on break. But when we come back
on January 18, I'm confident that we'll be at the required level to compete for
the league title.
"If we can't win it, then we have to be runners-up
because I want us to be in the Champions League.
"We have to go back to the Club World Cup and do better
than we did in December. We need to improve and show that the standard of SA
football can match global trends."