A former player of Pitso Mosimane claims the legendary coach ruined his stay at the Egyptian giants.
Midfielder Mohammad Mahmoud, 24, who is currently on loan at the Ittihad, has slammed Mosimane’s training methods.
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Mahmoud has just made three cameos for the Egyptian club under Mosimane. He managed to get an assist but was ultimately thwarted by injuries and ‘Mosimane’s management style’…
Now he has explained how Pitso Mosimane ruined his time at the club.
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Pitso Mosimane ruined my time at Al Ahly – Mohamed Mahmoud
“After my return from injury, I was overweight and unfit. Pitso Mosimane didn’t play me for that,” Mahmoud told Sada El-Balad – News.
“He asked us to come back from our holidays in good shape. But he didn’t provide us with any fitness plan, he just believed that we could work out on our own.
“I was not in good form after returning from injury, so I was not selected for the Club World Cup squad.”
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The Orlando Pirates snapped a three-game losing streak in the DStv Premier League on Saturday afternoon with a win over the Golden Arrows.
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The Buccaneers won 3-1 on the day, with goals from Terrence Dzvukamanja and Vincent Pule in stoppage time setting them apart.
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Terrence Dzvukamanja’s goal to give the hosts the lead should, according to Golden Arrows coach Vusumuzi Vilakazi no stood up.
Vilakazi believes there was a foul during the build-up and claims that the referees on the day admitted they had made a mistake.
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Orlando Pirates can only win if they deserve it – Villakazi
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“Very disappointed, this is the first time I’ve complained about an official since I entered the coaching business,” Vilakazi told SuperSport TV.
“The referee made an inadvertent mistake and (Ntsako) Makhubela was fouled leading to a goal, after which I spoke to him personally. He even accepted that.
“It’s unfortunate because the Orlando Buccaneers have to redeem themselves, but not at our expense. We’re here to compete, we’re here to fight, and that’s our job.
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“So other people can’t game our job. If the Pirates have to win, they’ll win the game if they deserve it.
“We fought and we played very strong in the second half. We scored the equalizer and we looked like a team (winners) who were going to score goals. But incidents like that I don’t think are acceptable!”