...By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Pitso Mosimane’s tenure as the coach of Al Ahli in Saudi Arabia hangs in the balance as the club remains tight-lipped about his future for the upcoming season.
Despite leading the team to a triumphant return to the Saudi Pro League, finishing at the top of the table, his position for the next season is uncertain.
Mosimane’s Landmark Achievement and Trophy Count
Mosimane achieved a significant milestone by securing promotion for Al Ahli, marking his first-ever trophy outside of Africa.
This accomplishment makes him the only known South African coach to achieve such a feat.
With this achievement, it raises the question of how many trophies Mosimane has won throughout his coaching career.
A Glittering Cabinet of Trophies
Mosimane’s trophy cabinet boasts an impressive collection of 19 gold medals, representing his triumphs over his two-decade-long coaching career.
He won two trophies with SuperSport United and an astonishing 11 with Mamelodi Sundowns between 2012 and 2020.
Additionally, he added five more titles to his name during his tenure with Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, before clinching the Saudi Arabian First Division title with Al Ahli.
Major Trophies in Mosimane’s Career
Reflecting on his major achievements, Mosimane’s success can be seen across various clubs.
With SuperSport United, he secured the Coca Cola Cup and SAA Top 8 trophies.
During his time with Mamelodi Sundowns, he won an impressive five league titles, two Telkom Knockout Cups, two Nedbank Cups, the CAF Champions League, and the CAF Super Cup.
His tenure at Al Ahly saw him claim two CAF Champions League titles, the Egyptian Cup, and two CAF Super Cup victories.