Mosimane claims another big award as he’s named Africa’s best coach

Mosimane was named Africa’s Best Club Coach after guiding Al Ahly to back-to-back CAF Champions League titles. Meanwhile, Victor Gomes was named best coach and best referee on the African continent.

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Below are all IFFHS awards winners, with Mosimane claiming another memorable accolade:

Best Men’s Player in CAF 2021: 

Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool)

Best Goalkeeper: 

Edouard MENDY (Senegal/Chelsea FC)

Best Club Coach: 

Pitso MOSIMANE (South Africa/Al Ahly SC)

Best National Coach:

Djamel BELMADI (Algeria)

Best Playmaker:

Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria/Manchester City FC)

Best Referee:

Victor GOMES (South Africa)

Best Young Player (U20):

Lassina TRAORE  (Burkina Faso/Shakhar Donetsk)

Coach @TheRealPitso’s International Federation of Football History and Statistics (@Ranking_IFFHS) Manager of the Year award nomination, is incredible recognition for his phenomenal work over the years and achievements in the last year. #PitsoDiaries #ChangingTheGame #MTSports pic.twitter.com/8cjY80yLXa

— MTSports (@MTSports10) November 2, 2021

OFFICIAL:

Pitso Mosimane was named the best African Club Coach of the Year while Victor Gomes was named Best African Referee by the @Ranking_IFFHS. https://t.co/RZQoF9hWqH pic.twitter.com/cKGaGr2kJk

— iDiski Times (@iDiskiTimes) December 13, 2021

Recently it’s become clear that Al Ahly are set to offer Pitso Mosimane a new contract.

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In a statement released by Al Ahly, director of transfers Amir Tawfik confirmed that the club wants Mosimane to continue leading the team.

And what everybody knows is that Mosimane doesn’t have the intentions to leave Al Ahly, at least for now, despite huge criticism from a section of the club fans.

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Furthermore, Tawfik said a later date (no longer Tuesday) has been set to discuss Mosimane’s new contract.

“The club wants Mosimane to continue leading the team,” said Tawfik in the statement.

A longer contract increases the team’s stability. There will be a meeting between club president Mahmoud El-Khatib and Mosimane to discuss the new contract at a later date,” added Tawfik.

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Just recently, Al Ahly president Mahmoud El-Khatib revealed that Mosimane has never asked for a salary increase in his demands for the new contracts.

However, he made it clear that the 57-year-old mentor deserved it due to the work he has done and continues to do at Al Ahly.

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As things stand, Mosimane is reported to be on a R54-million worth contract with Al Ahly which expires in October 2022.

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