Kaya 959 Reporter
Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has been nominated for the prestigious International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) Manager of the Year award for 2021.
Soccer fans on social media are overjoyed with the news and are happy that the coach is being recognised for his huge efforts.
He is nominated alongside names such as Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane.
He took to Twitter to thank his team for the unwavering support.
It is a privilege and an honour to be nominated amongst the masterminds of football in this generation.
Thank you to my team for the constant support.
— Pitso Mosimane (@TheRealPitso) November 2, 2021
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The South African coach has won four titles with Al Ahly since joining the club with a surprise move in 2020.
On 27 November 2020, Mosimane led Al Ahly to their 9th CAF Champions league title, after winning the 2020 final against their rivals Zamalek and to qualify to the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup, where they eventually finished in third place after beating Palmeiras on penalties.
He also led Al Ahly to win the Egyptian Cup.
On 17 July 2021, Al Ahly won their second CAF Champions league title under Mosimane and their 10th in total after a 3–0 win over Kaizer Chiefs in the final.
Congratulations are in order.