Absa Premiership

Fikile Mbalula congratulates Sundowns on CAF awards

2017-01-06 13:52
Fikile Mbalula (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has congratulated Mamelodi Sundowns, its coach and goalkeeper for their accolades at the 2016 CAF awards.

Mamelodi Sundowns won the African Football Club of the Year, coach Pitso Mosimane took the African Coach of the Year and goalkeeper Denis Onyango took the CAF Player of the Year - Based in Africa award at the recently awards.

"In the year 2016 we saw the crowning of our own Mamelodi Sundowns led by coach Pitso Mosimane as giants of African football. Their story of hard work, dedication and excellence speaks for itself. It is with great excitement to see the affirmation and recognition of such hard work through these accolades. I am grateful to have honored Mamelodi Sundowns and its coach at the South African Sport Awards.

"Through the South African Sport Awards they were shown that not only the continent recognizes and affirms them, but their home country as well. I congratulate Mamelodi Sundowns, it's coach and goalkeeper on these accolades and thank them for their continued hoisting of our flag with nothing but pride and excellence," Mbalula said.

Mbalula thanked the supporters of Mamelodi Sundowns and all South Africans who have shown their support to the club and its coach throughout their journey.

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