Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has defended the club’s staff after a fracas broke out between them and the Orlando Pirates security team upon their arrival at Loftus on Saturday, instead placing the blame at the feet of the security on duty.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has revealed his admiration for Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic, rating the Serbian among the top five coaches on the continent.
Pitso Mosimane has explained why he protected the Mamelodi Sundowns fan who confronted Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rulani Mokwena on Saturday.
Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates played out to a 0-0 draw in their Absa Premiership encounter as the scenes on the sideline overshadowed the action on the pitch.
Orlando Pirates attacker Thembinkosi Lorch claims that Mamelodi Sundowns’ theatrics in the goalless draw between the two teams was done in a bid to throw Pirates off their game.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has insisted there was a reason a Downs fan went after Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rulani Mokwena but he added that he does not condone the encroachment.
Orlando Pirates head coach Milutin Sredojevic likened the tactical battle on display between Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday as a chess match, saying a draw was a fair result.
After both Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates failed to live up to the pre-match expectations on the field, the drama away from the football grabbed all the headlines. TFG SoccerClub writer DEAN WORKMAN has picked out five things we learned from the goalless draw between the title chasers.
The action came off the pitch as Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns staff clashed before the game, in the tunnel and on the sidelines but the match itself failed to live up to expectation as it ended goalless at Loftus Versfeld in their Absa Premiership clash.
Watch as Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane and forwards Jeremy Brockie and Phakamani Mahlambi speak to the media at Chloorkop ahead of their Absa Premiership encounter against Orlando Pirates.