This Day In Football History: Pitso Mosimane

ON THIS DAY: In 2012, Pitso Mosimane officially began his work at Mamelodi Sundowns. On 2 December 2012, Mosimane was unveiled as Sundowns head coach, after Johan Neeskens was fired by the club.

Mosimane is now the longest-serving coach in charge of the same Premier Soccer League (PSL) club and also the longest serving head coach ever at Sundowns in the club’s history.

Mosimane has won the 2016 CAF Champions League with Sundowns after defeating Egypt’s Zamalek 3-1 on aggregate. In December 2016, Mosimane was also ranked as the 10th best coach in the world for 2016, according to the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.


Mamelodi Sundowns
Premier Soccer League
Winners: 2013-14, 2015-16, 2017-18 Runners-up: 2014-15 Runners-up: 2016-17

Nedbank Cup
Winner: 2014-15

Telkom Cup
Winner: 2015

CAF Champions League
Winner: 2016

CAF Super Cup
Winner: 2017

Individual Awards
PSL Coach of the Month (10+)
PSL Coach of the Season
Winner (2): 2013-14, 2015-16

African Coach of the Year
Winner (1): 2016

SuperSport United
Premier Soccer League
Runners-up: 2001-02, 2002-03

SAA Supa 8
Winner: 2004

Nedbank Cup
Winner: 2005