Mamelodi Sundowns fans on Wednesday 30th September wake upon on the shocking news of their head coach, Pitso Mossimane departing the team and eventually landed at eight times CAF Champions league Champions, Egyptian outfit Al Ahly.
Since then, Sundowns have been eagerly waiting for the Mosimane’s replacement with Rhulani Mokwena of recent confirming his stay with Masandawana after being linked to join his former boss at Red devils.
The club management together with their club president Dr Patrice Motsepe have since made some strides with appointing Rhulani Mokwena and Manqoba Mnggithi as joint Head coaches.
Both Rhulani and Manqoba were Assistant coaches under stewardship of Pitso Mossimane.
And the opinion of Manqoba’ opinion prevailing when there is no consensus
“Mamelodi Sundowns today announced the appointment of Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena as Joint Head Coaches with the opinion of Manqoba Mngqithi prevailing when there isn’t consensus.” Reads club statement on their website.
“Manqoba and Rhulani have been with Mamelodi Sundowns for many years and were part of the Technical Team that were crowned Champions of Africa in 2016 and have also won the Premier Soccer League and other titles in South Africa. The board of Mamelodi Sundowns was particularly keen to appoint South African coaches and express its commitment and confidence in the talent and ability of our local coaches. Manqoba, Rhulani and the Technical Team at Sundowns will focus on defending the PSL and the other titles that we won during our historic 50-year anniversary. They will also advance and continue with the objective that we stated in 2004, which is to make Mamelodi Sundowns one of the best clubs on the African Continent.” said Club president Dr Motsepe
Mamelodi Sundowns will in due course make other important announcements