Pitso likens CAF opener to amateur kick-around

CAF Champions League

The Brazilians enjoyed more of the ball, but could not find a way past the Ethiopians over the 90 minutes, as the points were shared at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Mosimane believes that this was one of the easiest games Sundowns has ever played, and could not understand how Masandawana did not manage to score.

“To be honest, I have never seen a mild game like this. This was one of easiest games ever played,” he said.

“But what is the point in saying it was easy if we don’t win. We were not aggressive in the box upfront; we moved the ball and they hardly touched it, but what’s the point?

“I don’t know if I watched the game in the right way or what … I think it was one of the easiest games. In the Champions League, this was the easiest ever played here. But we didn’t win, and I am disappointed.”

So frustrated by the result and performance, ‘Jingles’ likened the match to a non-professional Sunday league game.

“Tonight there was no football – this was a Sunday league game. A nice  Sunday afternoon game for over 30s,” he said.

“I think after a month of training, I can put my boots back on and play. I could even do something.”

Sundowns travel to AS Vita for their next CAF fixture, scheduled for Wednesday, 24 May.

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