Cape Town - South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has congratulated Mamelodi Sundowns for winning the
2015/2016 Premier Soccer League title.
Under the tutelage of coach Pitso Mosimane, Sundowns achieved the feat on
Wednesday night after defeating neighbours University of Pretoria 3–0
in a Pretoria derby with two games to spare.
"Congratulations are in order for the Mamelodi Sundowns family – the president
Mr Patrice Motsepe, the technical team led by Pitso Mosimane, the players and
the fans – for a job well done," Jordaan said in an official SAFA release.
"You have once again demonstrated that it is not how you start that matters,
but the way you finish is very critical.
"For Mosimane to have won his second
league title with the club and also the Telkom Knockout trophy earlier this
season, shows he is going about doing his job the right way.
"I know Pitso as a
meticulous planner, a hard worker and one who is dedicated to his job. This is
Sundowns will have to put the league title celebrations on hold as they turn
their attention to the CAF Confederation Cup tournament this weekend.
meet Medeama of Ghana on Saturday (18:00) at the Lucas Moripe Stadium
hoping to consolidate their fast growing continental profile.
"You are the only team left in the CAF competition from South Africa and again
want to wish you all the best," said Jordaan.
"Go make us proud by flying the country’s flag
high. We hope that your title-winning performance will continue on Saturday and
spur you on to beat Medeama."