Michaelson Gumede
1 minute read
2 Feb 2019
1:29 pm

Tade already giving Mosimane a headache

Michaelson Gumede

Mamelodi Sundowns’ new signing Emiliano Tade made an immediate impact since switching AmaZulu for the Brazilians on Thursday.

Mamelodi Sundowns striker Emiliano Tade celebrates his first goal for the Brazilians.

The Argentine attacker scored his maiden goal on debut after coming off the bench in a 3-1 win over Ivorian side Asec Mimosas in the Caf Champions League on Friday night.

His coach, Pitso Mosimane, says he is not sure where to play the 30-year-old, but is most likely to deploy him as a false striker.

“The biggest challenge for me is where to play him because he is not a winger, he is not a No.9, he is a No.10 and Gaston Sirino is playing really well as a No.10 for us. He comes with a lot of experience and a lot of goals. The most important aspect is to fit in the team play,” said Mosimane.

He adds: “You can’t ask for more from Emiliano. 10 minutes on the pitch and he looks like he has been playing for Sundowns for long, never mind the goal. He is composed and he knows how to play football. He is a typical South America. What a way of introducing yourself to the team.”

The Brazilians will travel to face Mimosas on the February 12 in Abidjan.

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