Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has signed a new 4-year contract, confirmed by club owner Patrice Motsepe.
“I am very happy that the Board of Mamelodi Sundowns has decided to renew the employment contract of our very own “Sir Alex Ferguson”. I am very proud of Pitso’s achievements at Sundowns and am also confident that Pitso, the Technical Team and the players will make Sundowns one of the best football clubs on the African Continent,” said Motsepe.
“Mamelodi Sundowns has got exciting short to medium term objectives and goals to achieve, which includes building a world class Youth Academy, Scouting Department and Management Team. Investing in our youth, to enable them to play for the Senior Team and Bafana Bafana is an important objective of our medium to long term plans.
“We are also excited that José Ramón Alexanko who played and captained FC Barcelona and was also the Head of the FC Barcelona Academy has joined Mamelodi Sundowns as the Head of the Technical Department. He was also the Director of Football at La Liga club, Valencia CF.
“The Youth Academy as well as the Senior Team will benefit immensely from his vast experience and expertise. We as the Mamelodi Sundowns Family, have a duty to be part of the difficulties and hardships that confronts all our people and we were honoured to make a humble contribution with many other South Africans and Africans to the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
“We are confident that South Africa and the African Continent will over time overcome the Coronavirus pandemic and continue to create jobs, improve the living conditions of the poor and build a healthy and bright future for all Africans.”
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By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa