Mamelodi Sundowns mentor Rhulani Mokwena recently rubbed shoulders with one of the top coaches in African football today as the two had an ‘interesting chat’ about Mzansi football. Check it out!
To see who Mokwena met up with, scroll through the gallery above
What’s the story?
In the world of football, players and coaches of different countries and leagues often cross paths in meeting one another. As for coach Rhulani, the Downs mentor recently bumped into a coach that was reportedly linked with the Bafana job in the past.
A Serial Winner
The mentor in question is that of two-time African Cup of Nations winner, Herve Renard. The 52-year-old is currently the head coach of the Saudi Arabia national team, having mentored African countries such as Morocco, Ivory Coast, Zambia and Angola in the past.
Renard is also a former CAF Coach of the Year winner, having won the accolade in 2012, 2016, while also winning the CAF Men’s coach of the Year accolade in 2019.
That being said, Mokwena recently took to his Instagram account where he uploaded a photo of himself with Renard, as the two caught up with conversations about the local game.
Coach Rhulani captioned his post in saying, “Had an interesting chat with Herve Renard about football and great to hear how much he knows about South African football.”
To see who Mokwena and Renard together, scroll through the gallery above
Have your say…
Do you think Renard would have been a good fit for the Bafana post?