Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Rulani Mokwena has made it clear that he will remain at Chloorkop following the departure of head coach Pitso Mosimane to Al Ahly.
Earlier this week, Mosimane resigned as Sundowns coach to join Egyptian giants Ahly‚ taking fitness trainer Kabelo Rangoaga and performance analyst Musi Matlaba along with him.
Over the last few days speculation has been rife that Mokwena would follow Mosimane to Cairo but the Soweto-born coach has set the record straight.
On Saturday afternoon, the former Orlando Pirates interim coach released a statement on his official Twitter account.
“I am loyal and I am staying at Mamelodi Sundowns‚” said Mokwena.
“I have received questions from the media and have also seen statements on social media stating that I will be joining Al Ahly as assistant coach.
“I thought it was necessary to state categorically that I am loyal to Mamelodi Sundowns and am staying at Mamelodi Sundowns.
“I am extremely happy at the club. I am honoured and feel an enormous sense of pride to be back here and would like to express my deep commitment and loyalty to the club‚ the president [Patrice Motsepe]‚ the board and the supporters‚ the yellow nation.
“Serving you brings me huge amounts of motivation and the spirit we have within us is what brings me a sense of belonging.
“The president of Mamelodi Sundowns‚ Dr Patrice Motsepe‚ has supported and has always believed in me and I am thankful for the trust and confidence he has shown in me.”
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By FARPost Reporter