Pitso Mosimane’s self-inflicted midfield headache

Pitso Mosimane’s self-inflicted midfield headache

Head coach Pitso Mosimane and Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Manqoba Mngqithi during the CAF Champions League match between Mamelodi Sundowns and AS Otoho d'Oyo at Lucas Moripe Stadium. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

The arrival of Sammy Seabi at Mamelodi Sundowns has increased the number of central midfielders to seven for Pitso Mosimane to choose from.

It is all great to have plenty of options as a coach, but that comes at the cost of some of the players, who are often overlooked, sulking on the stands or on the bench – if they are lucky to make the match-day squad. The thing with Mosimane, you see, is that you cannot doubt that the man is pro-football. You will hardly hear him talking about deploying defensive tactics before a game, regardless of whatever situation; the motto is always to play attractive football and attack, attack, and attack. He embraces all the aspects of total football. “Jingles”...




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