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After completing a treble (3 trophies), see what Sundowns coach said about the fans.

Take a look at what the Sundowns coach had to say about the fans after the team won a triple (three trophies).


Manqoba Mngqithi, the coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, stated that he believed it was vital to give appreciation to the supporters in a special way after the club completed an eventful season by winning all three domestic titles.

Substitute Thapelo Morena scored the game-winning goal for Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup final against Marumo Gallants on Saturday evening in dramatic fashion inside the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. The score was 2-1, and Morena's goal came with virtually the last kick of the game in extra-time. Sundowns won the match and advanced to the Nedbank Cup final.

It sparked wild scenes of jubilation, with the technical team rushing onto the pitch to join in on the goalscoring celebrations. At the end of the game, there was a pitch invasion, which caused the players to rush into the dressing room to take cover for safety as thousands of spectators filtered in from the stands.

But once they were back on the field to finish the trophy handover and the celebrations, Mngqithi stood out by breaking away from the rest of the team for a moment in order to walk directly to the supporters. Some of the fans jumped over the barriers in order to embrace him with praise while taking selfies during the moving moment.

Mnqithi gave this response in response to iDiski Times on Saturday evening at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. "I felt it was necessary for me as a leader of the technical department when the situation was bad like that on the pitch, we would end leaving them without even saying thank you, to be honest, they have really endured a difficult season where they couldn't even come to the stadiums," Mnqithi said. "They have really endured a difficult season where they couldn't

"There were occasions when they would come to the stadium, but all they would do is stand outside, bang the drum, and sing in an effort to show their support for us. For me, it would not have been right if we had just walked away after winning the treble without expressing any gratitude to our supporters.

"That is why I took a minute to say let me just exhibit that, in as much as it could have been very risky for everyone else to do it, because when there were a lot of people [within the pitch], anything could have occurred," she explained. But I just wanted to make sure that at least one of us shows them that we respect them and that he is aware of the value that they offer to this fantastic club.



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