Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane upsets Al Ahly: Image: Twitter

Fast success: Pitso Mosimane’s trophies at Al Ahly so far

Former Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has become an instant legend at Al Ahly and the African continent. Here is how he did it.

Pitso Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane upsets Al Ahly: Image: Twitter

Pitso Mosimane’s move to Al Ahly seemed like a massive career risk – when you consider the culture and enormous expectations at the club. But “Jingles” knew what he was doing.

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As Africa’s greatest ever club with 10 CAF Champions League titles, the pressure, and expectations at Al Ahly are unforgiving.

Pitso Mosimane joined the club in October 2020 to replace the Swiss René Weiler. Nobody quite imagined the immediate success the former Kagiso-born coach was about to achieve in Cairo.

In under two years, Pitso Mosimane has won an extraordinary four titles while also winning two bronze medals at the FIFA Club World Cup.

Ptiso’s achievements at Al Ahly:

  • CAF Champions League X2
  • Egyptian Premier League title
  • Egyptian Cup
  • Club World Cup bronze X2.

With the accolades above, “Jingles” became an instant legend and Africa’s greatest ever coach with three CAF Champions League trophies that include his title with Sundowns in 2016.

Additionally, no other African coach has ever won two back-to-back bronze medals at the Club World Cup.


Want to feel some real goosebumps? Check out this video of Al Ahly fans singing Pitso’s name in a packed stadium!

“Jingles” has achieved what many men have failed to do, he has earned the adoration of the unforgiving Al Ahly fans.

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