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President Patrice Motsepe ready to pay Pitso Mosimane’s salary if he becomes the Bafana Bafana coach

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President Patrice Motsepe ready to pay Pitso Mosimane’s salary if he becomes the Bafana Bafana coach. CAF President Dr Pratice Motsepe has admitted that he wishes Pitso Mosimane could coach the national team .Pitso Mosimane and Dr Patrice Motsepe have shared a reportedly strained relationship since Mosimane left for Al Ahly Patrice Motsepe believes that South African football will be better if Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are strong again. Dr Patrice Motsepe is a big fan of Pitso Mosimane.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) president was Mosimane’s employer when the former Al Ahly coach managed Mamelodi Sundowns. CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe described Pitso Mosimane as his favourite coach and admitted that he wished he was the coach of Bafana Bafana.

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However their relationship has been reportedly strained ever since Mosimane left the Brazilians to coach the Egyptian giants. However, while addressing a South African National Editors’ Forum function (SANEF) Motsepe admitted that he wished Mosimane could coach Bafana Bafana, Sunday World reported. “I wish Pitso Mosimane could coach Bafana Bafana. He is my favourite coach and I love him.He will always have a special place in my heart and I will even get the Motsepe Foundation to subsidise his salary,”

Motsepe added that he believed Mosimane was quality and that quality should not come cheap. Motsepe also commented on Mamelodi Sundowns, the Sowetan giants, and the state of football in the country. On the topic of Sundowns, Motsepe admitted that many had an exaggerated perception of how good Sundowns are but that their true test lies in proving themselves against the best in the continent.

He also added that South African football needs teams like Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to be great again. “We need all South African football clubs like Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs, AmaZulu and others like Golden Arrows to be competitive. The league needs a strong Chiefs and Pirates so that we can compete against the best in the continent,” he said.

 

“I am confident our football will grow and be amongst the best in the continent,” Motsepe added. Bafana legend, Jerry Sikhosana, has also called for Pitso Mosimane to coach the national team, Soccer Laduma reported..