Top coach Pitso Mosimane tests positive for COVID-19


EGYPTIAN giants Al-Ahly’s multi-trophy winning coach Pitso Mosimane has tested positive for COVID-19 and has gone into self-isolation.

Mosimane, the former coach of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns, won the elusive treble with Al-Ahly. He won the CAF Champions League, the Egyptian Premier League title and the Egyptian Cup with Al-Ahly.

In a statement, the club said: “Mosimane will follow the ministry of health’s protocol for Covid-19 and will be self-isolated at home.”

Mosimane is set to miss his team’s match against Ghazi El Mahalla on Friday. 

Yesterday, Al Ahly’s first team players underwent a rapid COVID-19 test ahead of the team’s training session at El Tetsh Stadium.

“Our players and coaching staff underwent the ahead of the team’s upcoming match against Ghazl El Mahalla SC as part of the protocol, set by the Ministry of Health,” the club said.

Mosimane, who also coached the South African national football team – Bafana Bafana – joined Al Ahly in September, after leading Sundowns to a domestic treble in SA.

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