Pitso rising among Africa's finest

CAF Champions League

Pitso Mosimane has taken another step towards becoming the most successful coach in CAF inter-club competition history after his latest success with Al Ahly.

Mosimane's Red Devils beat CAF Confederation Cup champions RS Berkane in Morocco on Friday to lift their record seventh CAF Super Cup title.

In what was the second of his career after the 2017 triumph with Mamelodi Sundowns added to the Champions League titles with the Brazilians and Ahly - it's now taken his tally to four CAF titles overall.

This moves him one ahead of Zamalek head coach Patrice Carteron who won Africa's elite club competition with TP Mazembe and the Super Cup with Raja Casablanca and the White Knights in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Mosimane is now also level with the late Oscar Fullone who managed Sundowns in the 2004/05 season.

The Argentine remarkably won the Champions League in consecutive seasons with two different clubs ASEC Abidjan and Raja Casablanca between 1998-1999.

With his third title since his arrival at the Club of the Century now secured, Mosimane is under no illusions that the club's demanding supporters are yearning for him to secure their tenth star this season.

"We are a big team and our fans always demand the maximum from the players," he admitted after the game.

"They wanted the CAF Super Cup title and then after the game, they demanded the CAF Champions League trophy. The fans' dreams have no end and I will do my best to make them happy."

Mosimane's men will now face ENPPI in the last-16 of the Egypt Cup on Friday before their back-to-back Champions League semi-final against Tunisian league champions Esperance.

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