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Pitso Hails Tau’s Al Ahly Move

Al Wahda head coach Pitso Mosimane praised the signing of Percy Tau during his time Al Ahly SC.

Mosimane was heavily criticised by football supporters for signing Tau from English Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion after a lack of game time at the English side.

The former Mamelodi Sundowns attacker has been phenomenal since joint ‘The Red Devils’ of Egypt having six trophies including the CAF Champions League title and got bronze medal at the FIFA Club World Cup.

Speaking with Abu Dhabi Sport TV Mosimane stated that there were lot of questions when he signed Tau at Al Ahly. He stated that he is one of the best players currently in Africa.

“We had that kind of a relationship like bringing players, like Percy Tau from South Africa and everybody says you bringing in a player from South Africa this is Al Ahly, he is the best player by the way he comes from English Premier League. He doesn’t come from anywhere he was in the English Premier League, to bring a player like that.” Mosimane told Abu Dhabi Sport TV.

“I know African players because Africa is my space, is my paradise is my everything, so I know African players and African players understand and I have a good understanding with them so any African players know me. It can be also an advantage for Al Wahda to bring the right quality top quality.”

Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco is one of South Africa's brightest up-and-coming football journalists. Makonco shot to prominence on social media as a reliable source for South African football news and transfer stories, and is currently working as a junior journalist at iDiski Times.