The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula
congratulates Mamelodi Sundowns, its coach and goalkeeper for their
accolades at the 2016 CAF Awards.
Mamelodi Sundowns won the African Football Club of the Year, its coach
Mr Pitso Mosimane took the African Coach of the Year and goalkeeper
took the African Player of the Year based in Africa award at the
recently held 2016 CAF Awards.
“In the year 2016 we saw the crowning of our own Mamelodi Sundowns led
by coach Pitso Mosimane as giants of African football. Their story of
hardwork, dedication and excellence speaks for itself. It is with
great excitement to see the affirmation and recognition of such
hardwork through these accolades. I am grateful to have honored
Mamelodi Sundowns and its coach at the South African Sport Awards.
Through the South African Sport Awards they were shown that not only
the continent recognizes and affirms them, but their home country as
well. I congratulate Mamelodi Sundowns, it’s coach and goalkeeper on
these accolades and thank them for their continued hoisting of our
flag with nothing but pride and excellence.” Minister Fikile Mbalula
Minister Fikile Mbalula thanked the supporters of Mamelodi Sundowns
and all South Africans who have shown their support to the club and
its coach throughout their journey.