Absa Premiership

Motsepe: Pitso inspires millions of us

2016-10-24 13:05
Patrice Motsepe (Supplied)
Patrice Motsepe (Supplied)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns chairperson Patrice Motsepe has said that coach Pitso Mosimane inspires millions after guiding the Brazilians to CAF Champions League triumph.

As it happened: Zamalek v Mamelodi Sundowns

The Chloorkop side became only the second South African team to win the CAF Champions League when they beat Zamalek 3-1 on aggregate in the final.

Sundowns took a 3-0 advantage into the second-leg at the Borg El Arab Stadium and defended manfully to lift the trophy 20 years after Orlando Pirates had achieved glory on the continent.

The White Knights attacked at every opportunity to make inroads on the deficit they suffered in the first-leg and managed to find the back of the net in the second-half when Stanley Ohawuchi scored from long range.

However, it wasn't to be as Sundowns were crowned African champions in Alexandria.

After the victory, Motsepe took the liberty to praise Mosimane as an inspiring individual during his speech in the dressing room.

GALLERY: Sundowns claim CAF CL glory

Sundowns will now participate in the FIFA World Club Cup in December where they could face the likes of Real Madrid.

Mosimane and his charges are expected to arrive back in South Africa on Wednesday, October 26.

WATCH PATRICE MOTSEPE'S SPEECH:

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
AmaZulu v Orlando Pirates, King Zwelithini Stadium 19:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 24 August 2019
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v Highlands Park, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v SuperSport United, FNB Stadium 18:00
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Stellenbosch v Maritzburg United, Athlone Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 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.