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Pisto Mosimane to coach Kaizer Chiefs after Al Ahly? (OPINION)

A former professional footballer and current football coach, Pitso 'Jingles' Mosimane was born in Kagiso on July 26, 1964. At Egyptian powerhouse Al Ahly, he is the first non-Egyptian manager of a black African team..

The date of his birth was the 26th of July 1964 and the place was Kagiso, South Africa. He is a person of color. In 2021, he will be 57 years old, and his birthday will be on the 26th of July each year after that.

Mosimane served as Supersport United's head coach for seven years, from 2001 to 2007. During that time, the team finished second in the Premier Soccer League twice. He became Bruce Grobbelaar's assistant coach after joining the team.

South Africa's national soccer team

Mosimane was South Africa's caretaker coach for seven games before Carlos Alberto Parreira was named the team's permanent head coach in 2007. He served as Parreira's assistant coach during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Joel Santana, Parreira's successor and eventual successor, employed him as an assistant at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.

South Africa appointed Mosimane as their new head coach on July 15, 2010, and he signed a four-year contract with the team.

In his first game as head coach, he guided the U.S. to a 1-0 victory over World Cup quarterfinalists Ghana. Pitso Mosimane's decision to aim for a draw rather than a win versus Sierra Leone in the final qualifier cost South Africa a place at the 2012 African Cup of Nations

The Mamelodi Sundowns

It was back in 2012 that Mamelodi Sundowns brought in Mosimane as their head coach. Mamelodi Sundowns won their second CAF Champions League trophy in as many years after defeating Egypt's Zamalek 3–1 on aggregate.

When it came to coaching rankings in 2016, the International Football History and Statistics Federation had Mosimane at 10th place. (IFFHS).

At the 2016 Glo-CAF awards, Mosimane was voted Coach of the Year after leading Mamelodi Sundowns to league and Telkom Knockout glory in 2015–16. For the first time in PSL history, Mosimane had won all of the league's titles with Mamelodi Sundowns thanks to this victory.

Mosimane led Mamelodi Sundowns to a 5–0 win over Egyptian club Al Ahly in the 2018–19 CAF Champions League quarterfinals, which he won 5–1 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals.

Mosimane is largely regarded as South Africa's greatest successful football manager after leading Mamelodi Sundowns to five straight ABSA Premiership wins. End of September 2020 saw Pitso Mosimane depart as Mamelodi Sundowns coach. In Ahly's instance, Announcing that Mosimane would be their new head coach, Al Ahly made the announcement on 30 September 2020.

On November 27, 2020, Al Ahly of Mosimane's national squad defeated Zamalek in the CAF Champions League final. After overcoming Palmeiras on penalties, Al Ahly advanced to the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup, where they ended as the best third-place team.

On December 6th, 2020, he led Al Ahly to an Egyptian Cup triumph. The African Super Cup final was won by his squad in Doha, Qatar.

On July 17, 2021, Al Ahly defeated Kaizer Chiefs 3–0 in the CAF Champions League final to win their second championship under coach Pitso Mosimane and their tenth in total.

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