Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rhulani Mokwena insists he can never ever match or reach the level of renowned South African coach Pitso Mosimane.
The 2 interacted at the Brazilians and it was the existing Al Ahly coach who promoted the younger Mokwena to the senior group to work under him. Even after Mosimane left for the Red Devils, Mokwena with the assistance of fellow coach Manqoba Mngqithi have actually made sure the group maintained its level.
It is for this factor, the previous Bafana Bafana coach thinks the 34-year-old will reach a greater level.
‘Mokwena will be much better than me’
Mosimane, in a reply to among his fans, specified the Sundowns tactician has the possible to establish and end up being the very best.
“You asked me what prompted me to promote coach Mokwena from our U19 Sundowns team. I told you that I saw huge potential in him and that he is going to be better than me. I still stand by that statement,” the Caf Champions League-winning coach stated.
However, in the exact same thread, Mokwena was reluctant to accept the compliment, stating he can not match his coach. He, however, revealed gratitude for the chance
“I could never [reach your level] my coach,” the previous Orlando Pirates coach stated.
“Even if I lived 500 lives and each life span gave me an opportunity to get closer to your level. Your hard work, drive, and relentless focus have made you leap years ahead of your generation. I will forever be grateful for the opportunity you gave me.”
In last season’s Champions League project, the 2 tacticians were on the opposite ends to assist their groups. In the very first leg of the quarter-finals, objectives from Taher Mohamed in the 23rd minute and another one from Mohsen Salah in the 89th minute provided the Egyptian giants, Al Ahly the benefit.
When the 2 groups fulfilled in the 2nd leg, they opted for a 1-1 draw. Ibrahim Yasser provided the visitors the lead after 11 minutes, however Mosa Lebusa scored in the 30th minute to guarantee the spoils were shared.
The Red Devils went on to win the competitors after beating Kaizer Chiefs 3-0 in the last.