Absa Premiership

Pitso: No argument Onyango number one in Africa

2019-05-03 10:10
Denis Onyango (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane maintains that his goalkeeper Denis Onyango is the best available on the African continent.

There has been some fierce debate in South African football in recent times as to whether Itumeleng Khune or Onyango are the best in their position.

However, Mosimane has always been a firm believer in the abilities of his Uganda star and has said on many occasions he also favours the physical strength and height the 33-year-old offers.

Onyango is likely to start when Sundowns take on Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca in a CAF Champions League second leg semi-final at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.

The scoreline is 2-1 to Wydad after the first leg in Rabat.

Mosimane told reporters: "Number one in Africa, there's no argument. You've got to do it at home [in the PSL], for your club and internationally with your country.

"He has made some mistakes, but he has saved us at certain times. He is important for us, that's why he's here. We needed him in Rabat and he came to the party."

The Brazilians and the visitors from North Africa will train at the match venue on Friday, before the match on Saturday afternoon.

Kick-off is 15:00.


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