Pitso Mosimane’s brutal truth

Pitso Mosimane’s brutal truth about Kaizer Chiefs!

Pitso Mosimane is currently unattached to any team following his departure from United Arab Emirates (UAE) outfit Abha FC who were recently relegated.

Pitso Mosimane’s brutal truth

Former Abha FC coach Pitso Mosimane has commented on the situation facing Kaizer Chiefs as they continue their attempt to end a nine-year trophy drought.

Speaking this week, Mosimane questioned if Chiefs have the right players in terms of quality in order for them to bring back the old glory days.

According to Mosimane, things my not improve at Chiefs if they don’t buy quality players, adding that even the best coaches wouldn’t succeeded at this point.

Mosimane further reminded the listeners of the good old days, saying Chiefs used to have all the top players in the country hence they were successful.

He made mention of the likes of Shoes Moshoeu, Shaun Bartlett among others, suggesting that Chiefs should go back to doing that.

Mosimane’s comments come at a time when Chiefs are in full search of a head coach, and they continue to be linked with him.

Nonetheless, Tunisian mentor Nasreddine Nabi is regarded as a strong favourite for the vacant coaching position at Chiefs.

The KKagiso-born mentor is on record to say no one at Chiefs has ever contacted him or his agency regarding the possibility of coaching the club.


“It was not easy to turn around at Sundowns. When I arrived in December, we couldn’t even qualify for the top eight. They were placed 15th in the log. Then I dismantled the team and brought in a lot of new players,” said Mosimane as per IOL.

“Kaizer Chiefs, in their history, have always had always the best players – you cannot win games without the best players.

“For me to turn around Sundowns, we had to buy the best players, and they kept buying the good players – hence Rulani (Mokoena) is at the top of his game, and they are still winning.

“In football, you don’t have the players, you can’t win. I don’t care which coach you have. It’s a combination of everything: You must have a top coach and top players.”


Meanwhile, Mosimane dismissed the notion that a team should have huge budgets to do well, saying he didn’t have that luxury when he was at SuperSport United and Al Ahly Saudi.

He once finished second with SuperSport United while he helped Al Ahly Saudi win promotion in his first season in charge.

“I didn’t have bigger budgets at SuperSport when we finished second. Al Ahly Saudi before they had Sadio Mane, (Roberto) Firmino and (Riyad) Mahrez didn’t have money when I got there,” added Mosimane.

“I took them to Fifa to get my money. So, it is not about the money, but the project and how long it could take.”