South-Africa

Mosimane: MTN8 has been difficult to win

2018-08-24 14:51
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says the MTN8 has eluded the Brazilians due to its clashing schedule with the CAF Champions League.

The 54-year old coach has won every trophy on offer since taking over the reins at Sundowns in 2012 apart from the MTN8.

His only success with the trophy came during his time in charge of Supersport United in 2004.

The Brazilians heavy schedule will continue with a semi-final clash with Cape Town City on Saturday while on Tuesday they host Horoya of Guinea in a crucial Champions League match.

"It's a cup that has been elusive to us, a difficult cup because we have always missed it," Mosimane told SuperSport.

"It's a cup that is always mixed with quarterfinals and semi-finals of Champions League every year. We tried to win it when we played (Bidvest) Wits and lost 3-0, but had Zesco United on Wednesday before the final.

"There is always a quarterfinal or last match of the group in Champions league and really, really, it has been difficult to take a go at it.

"The match with City is a thorn in a flesh because it falls between the league and Champions League."

Read more on:    mamelodi sundowns  |  mtn 8  |  pitso mosimane  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

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

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
Vote

After Stuart Baxter stepped down as Bafana Bafana head coach, who would you like to see take over?

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.