Absa Premiership

Mosimane: I grew up supporting Kaizer Chiefs

2020-04-20 12:03
Pitso Mosimane
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has revealed that despite his criticisms of Kaizer Chiefs over the years, he actually grew up supporting the Soweto club.

The 55-year-old former Bafana and SuperSport coach played for a number of clubs throughout his career.

After starting out at Jomo Cosmos, Mosimane also turned out for Sundowns and Orlando Pirates in South Africa, as well as playing in Greece and Qatar.

As he reflects on life while stuck at home during the coronavirus, Mosimane explained the reason for his past comments about Chiefs despite a long-held loyalty.

He told IOL website: "I grew up supporting Kaizer Chiefs by the way. People don't know that. I don't hate Kaizer Chiefs, but they are my competition. It is nothing personal.

"I know a lot of people don’t like some of the things I say about them (Chiefs), but we are rivals in the league. I also talked about Orlando Pirates in the same way when we were competing for the league for the past two seasons. Not that I hated them. It is competition, nothing personal."

Chiefs and Sundowns are battling it out for the PSL title this season with Sundowns four points adrift of Chiefs ad having played a game less.

- TEAMtalk media

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Assuming the 2019/20 Absa Premiership season can't be concluded prior to the 31 July deadline decreed by FIFA, what would be the fairest way to settle matters - all bias aside?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.