Proof: Pitso, Downs adored in Morocco

CAF Champions League

New videos have emerged proving just how much Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is loved amongst fans on the African continent.

This was evident as Wydad Casablanca fans sang Mosimane's name after the two teams'' CAF Champions League draw in Morocco on Saturday night.

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Sundowns and Wydad played to a goalless draw after the visitors had a goal disallowed after just 28 seconds.

Despite the game lacking goals, the stands dominated by a sea of red were not short of beautiful scenes at the end of the game as the home fans sang the Mosimane's name in appreciation.

The Wydad supporters also gave the Sundowns team a standing ovation for their performance at the Stade Mohammed V.

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'Jingles' missed the cut on the final list for CAF Coach of the Year but still seems to enjoy more fame than any other coach on the continent.

"What I am doing, I am carrying the South African flag. That's important," Mosimane said before the group stage began.

"When you come and say you are from South Africa, in Egypt they will respect you."

Now it appears the same can be said of Morocco.

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Sundowns arrived back in the country today in time for the Absa Premiership match against Stellenbosch at Loftus Stadium on Wednesday (19h30).

The Brazilians will then travel to Durban for the Telkom Knockout final against Maritzburg United on Saturday (18h00).

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