Register Login Live

PSL

Ex-Sundowns Star: Pitso's Hardly Got It Wrong

A former Mamelodi Sundowns defender says Pitso Mosimane has "hardly got it wrong" during his time at Chloorkop and has lauded the coach for being able to assemble a strong team. 
 
 
The Brazilians romped to the Absa Premiership title this season after finishing seven points clear of nearest challengers Orlando Pirates, who succumbed to the Tshwane giants in the penultimate round of the league campaign.
 
Mosimane's efforts were further rewarded when he was named Coach of the Season at the PSL awards ceremony and former Bafana Bafana international Matthew Booth, who won two league titles during the first of two stints in Chloorkop, believes the coach is well worth his accolades this term. 
 
 
"Pitso's hardly got it wrong," Booth tells the Siya crew when referring to the coach's squad assembly.
 
"You could look at Sekotlong, Lebese, guys like Mohomi, they haven't played much, but it's been more of a case that the squad has been so consistent that they haven't let the competition get a go." 
 
Booth also went on to hail the transformation and versatility of Percy Tau under Mosimane's guidance, with the winger having clinched the PSL Footballer of the Season and Players' Player of the Season gongs at the awards ceremony last month.
 
"He (Tau) is by far the Player of the Season and I think he's reading of the game, his ability to swap sides as well - if he isn't getting any joy on the left-hand side, he quite easily swaps over with Billiat or Zwane, and he does it with ease.
 
"In fact, if you remember one of the first games of the season, against Free State Stars, I think he scored two goals and, if I'm not mistaken, both came from the right-hand side, where he cut inside and got it onto his left foot, so he has that ability to cause damage from both wings."
 

nextarticle

Did Billiat's Cryptic Post Hint At A Fallout With Downs Manage...

10 comments

Top 5

Chiefs v Sundowns Postponed For Two Months

145 Dec 12, 2019 12:27 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

20 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

The Best Players In Europe Revealed: CR7 Not in Top 20

39 Dec 09, 2019 01:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pitso: If We Benefitted, It’s About Time

187 Dec 12, 2019 10:52 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Breaking: Pirates Announce New Coach

203 Dec 10, 2019 12:24 PM in Orlando Pirates

Players With Most MOTM Awards Revealed, CR7 Not In Top 20

17 Dec 13, 2019 12:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The 10 Highest-Ranked Clubs In The World

10 Dec 10, 2019 02:29 PM in World News

Zidane: We'll Eliminate Liverpool!

49 Dec 12, 2019 07:37 AM in Real Madrid

10 Wonderkids Who Didn't Live Up To Expectations At Man Utd

Dec 13, 2019 07:17 PM in Manchester United

Sundowns Star Leaves Stadium On Crutches

17 Dec 12, 2019 09:18 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

27 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pirates Confirm Injuries To Trio, Update On Another

7 Dec 12, 2019 12:58 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

21 Sep 15, 2019 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Tade’s Emotional Downs Departure Explained

43 Dec 12, 2019 12:06 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns