A look at Pitso's Proteas & Springboks pals

Fame & Fortune

Having received a nice gift from South African cricket star Quinton de Kock, here's a look at coach Pitso Mosimane's star-studded list of admirers outside of football.

The story

The accomplished manager celebrated his 58th birthday not too long ago and received some gifts from a couple of familiar faces. The former Al Ahly boss took to social media to share his new Proteas jersey, which he received from national team wicketkeeper De Kock.

"What a surprise from fellow sportsman Quinton de Kock," he wrote on Instagram. "Thank you for the amazing birthday gift, I am so grateful. Can’t wait to add it to my collection! Keep representing us well."

Scroll through the gallery above to see some of the non-football athletes who are admirers of Mosimane.

Star power

It is in fact true that Jingles is celebrated in Mzansi as his glittering success on the continent having won back-to-back CAF Champions League is recognised by many within the sporting world, not just football.

In the past, we've seen the manager rub shoulders with the likes of the Proteas's limited overs captain Temba Bavuma, as well as Rugby stars Lukhanyo Am, Makazole Mapimpi, Jesse Kriel, Franco Mostert, Malcom Marx, and Willie le Roux, among others.

Perhaps this shows the amount of respect that is afforded to the ex-Bafana Bafana head coach.

Did you know?

Mosimane visited Royal AM last week as part of his and his team's Masterclass Series.

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