Pitso 'Jingles' Mosimane, a former professional footballer and current football coach, was born on July 26, 1964, in Kagiso. First non-Egyptian manager of an African black club at Egyptian powerhouse Al Ahly.
His birthday is July 26th, 1964, and his birthplace is Kagiso, the Republic of South Africa. He is a member of a marginalized ethnic group. He'll be 57 in 2021 and celebrate his birthday on the 26th of July from then on.
From 2001 through 2007, Mosimane was the head coach of Supersport United. For two years, the team was runner-up in the Premier Soccer League. After joining the team, he was promoted to the position of assistant coach under Bruce Grobbelaar.
The national soccer squad of South Africa
Before Carlos Alberto Parreira was designated permanent South Africa head coach in 2007, Mosimane served as the team's interim coach for seven matches. During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he worked as Parreira's assistant coach and helped him to win the tournament. When Joel Santana took over as manager after Parreira's retirement, he hired him as an assistant coach for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009.
A four-year contract was signed by South Africa when they hired Mosimane as their new head coach on July 15, 2010.
The United States defeated World Cup quarterfinalists Ghana 1-0 in his maiden game as head coach. South Africa missed out on a berth at the 2012 African Cup of Nations when Pitso Mosimane chose to aim for a draw rather than a win against Sierra Leone in the last qualifier.
The Sundowns of Mamelodi
Mamelodi Sundowns hired Mosimane as their head coach in 2012. After a 3–1 aggregate victory over Egypt's Zamalek, Mamelodi Sundowns claimed their second CAF Champions League trophy in as many years.
The International Football History and Statistics Federation ranked Mosimane as the 10th best coach in the world in 2016. (IFFHS).
After leading Mamelodi Sundowns to league and Telkom Knockout gold in 2015–16, Mosimane was named Coach of the Year at the 2016 Glo-CAF awards. With this triumph, Mosimane became the first player in PSL history to win all four league titles with Mamelodi Sundowns.
In the 2018–19 CAF Champions League quarterfinals, Mosimane guided Mamelodi Sundowns to a 5–0 victory over Egyptian club Al Ahly, which he won 5–1 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals..
After managing Mamelodi Sundowns to five consecutive ABSA Premiership titles, Mosimane is widely recognized as South Africa's most successful football manager. Pitso Mosimane, the Mamelodi Sundowns coach, will step down at the end of the 2020 season. Al Ahly, for example, announced on 30 September 2020 that Mosimane would be their next head coach.
Al Ahly of Mosimane's national team beat Zamalek in the CAF Champions League final on November 27, 2020. Al Ahly advanced to the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup as the best third-place team after defeating Palmeiras on penalties.
He led Al Ahly to the Egyptian Cup victory on December 6th, 2020. In Doha, Qatar, his team won the African Super Cup final.
A year later, on July 17, Al Ahly won their second championship under Pitso Mosimane and ninth overall when they defeated Kaizer Chiefs 3–0 in the CAF Champions League final in Tunisia.
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