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Mokwena Reveals Future Plans After Downs Exit

Former Mamelod Sundowns head coach Rulani Mokwena has revealed that he will go back to coaching his amateur team Black Poison to “revitalise” himself.

Mokwena, 37, was sacked by Masandawana despite securing their seventh successive league title by breaking the points record and also winning the inaugural African Football League.

In addition, Sundowns also qualified for the 2025 FIFA Club World Cup after reaching back-to-back semi-finals in the CAF Champions League, and reached the MTN8 and Nedbank Cup finals, but lost twice to Orlando Pirates.

The club’s leadership, though, made the decision to part with Mokwena after considering their “objectives and expectations”, indicating the coach didn’t meet the targets set out by the club.

The news took many by surprise and shock, with Mokwena himself also appearing emotional in an interview with Robert Marawa on Radio 947.

After revealing that he didn’t want to leave but his “hand was forced”, Mokwena also admitted he wants to find his passion for coaching again with his amateur club.

“I’m already employed, I’m gonna coach Black Poison now for the next few weeks,” he said.

“Hopefully I can revitalise myself and I can get passion for football and for coaching because I’ve lost it a little bit.

“Maybe going back where everythIng started, that will reignite something.”

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