SAFA : Former SAFA President backs Pitso

SAFA : Former SAFA President backs Pitso

Former SAFA President Molefi Oliphant is backing Pitso Mosimane as a possible candidate for the Bafana post in the future.


The SAFA honorary President has emphasized that he is backing Pitso’s return after his successful stint at Mamelodi Sundowns.

The former Bafana Bafana coach has just guided his club to the semi-finals of Africa’s most prestigious club trophy, the African Champions League with a game to spare.

The coach was released of his duties four years ago has shown the country that he is more capable of leading the nation and country to greater heights after winning every trophy with Sundowns.

The club are the current PSL Champions and with the crop of players, he believes that they have what it takes to go all out and win the Champions League.

The former SAFA boss, Oliphant expressed that he doesn’t see any reason as to why Pitso shouldn’t be allowed to return to the post he once held and has his full backing.

Oliphant expressed that the experience Pitso has gained since evacuate Bafana is impressive and while with Bafana speaks volume for a coach of Pitso’s calibre.

He furthermore expressed that he like the way Jingles has turned things around at Downs, their style of play, game approach and their winning mentality. The coach has installed all the right belief in

The coach has installed all the right belief in squad and they go out and fight for the club and country.

Will South Africans see the return of Pitso Mosimane to the hot National Team seat which he has always expressed that he would gladly accept if given the opportunity and serve with dignity and pride.

The coach always takes his time to thank Downs boss for allowing him to lead one of the biggest South African clubs and for allowing him to assemble a technical team that has the likes of Manqoba Mnqithi and Rulani Mokoena besides him.

The coach known for his passion for football and not sleeping due to football commitments might see himself in the front seat of Bafana.

Is Pitso the right man to succeed current Bafana coach, Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba?