Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says the club welcomes
the extended off-season break though returning to training could be a
Sundowns have not had experienced off-season break for a
good few years due to commitments in the CAF Champions League.
However, the format of the competition changed in 2018/19
with games and qualifiers being played through the regular season instead.
As such, the Brazilians players have time to rest and
recuperate yet Mosimane takes the view that having regular training sessions
during pre-season will be unusual as the side are so used to playing matches
He told reporters: "I have never had this before. The
players are going to have six weeks off, with the exception of Bafana players
(who are going to the AFCON).
"Maybe we will be bored because we are not used to
"I could have time to bring the people that I want to
bring like a striker. It also gives me enough time in training to see what we
"The younger players didn't have a chance to play
because it was win at all cost. But now they will get to train and it will help
us and them to improve as well."