Mosimane: We have to adjust, be innovative

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Mamelodi Sundowns head coach, Pitso Mosimane admits that adapting to the ‘new normal’ which includes training and coaching in accordance with the social distancing guidelines has been a challenge.

Mosimane’s men are in a training camp in Rustenburg, North West in anticipation of the restart of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

“Training has been good and it has its challenges, the new training programmes like training in small groups and to train according to social distancing regulations,” said Mosimane.

‘The Brazilians’ mentor is well aware that he needs to find innovative solutions to challenges posed by Covid-19.

“We were never equipped with this type of norm when we did coaching courses but we have to adjust and be innovative,” – Mosimane. Picture: Mamelodi Sundowns. 

“Even with match analysis, we have to set up in a balcony and put a projector because we can’t be in the conference room and it is challenging. You cannot hear the players when they talk because they are wearing masks,” added the Sundowns mentor.

“Training under these regulations means you must be clever, must find alternatives. We not complaining, we been doing well.

“The tactical side has been a challenge because we can’t do 11v 11 so we train in departments, concluded Mosimane.

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