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Pitso: I Have Made Enemies

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane welcomed the sanction handed down to the club earlier this week for their use of an ineligible player, but suggested he made enemies along the way with his views on how the matter was handled.

It took the Premier Soccer League disciplinary committee more than six months to sentence the Brazilians for fielding Wayne Arendse when he’d not been named in the team sheet submitted to match commissioner Mark Lindon an hour before their Absa Premiership clash against Bidvest Wits on October 7 as required by the NSL handbook. 

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Downs were fined R250 000, half of the amount suspended, while the player was also ordered to pay R50 000, though it was altogether suspended.   

“It is good that this has now been sorted, maybe Sundowns will make a statement later. At least everything is clear now,” Mosimane told journalists.

“I am not happy with how our programme has gone, and it has disturbed me. It has sent perceptions and there were allegations. I have made enemies I know, but it is football, it is my life. I want to win, nothing else. This has disturbed the players. For me, I don’t have that spirit to want to win the league. I don’t think it went very well this year – that is my opinion, and I have said it before.”

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Following their 2-1 win away to Black Leopards on Tuesday, Sundowns are now equal on points with log leaders Orlando Pirates – only goal difference separates the two clubs with two matches to go. 


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