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Former PSG Star Leads Pitso To First Win

Pitso Mosimane picked up his first win since taking over at relegation-threatened Saudi Arabian club Abha FC, in a major boost to their hopes for survival.

It was the third official game in charge for Mosimane since he took over earlier this year, and a first win after Abha dropped points in both their previous games.

But Friday’s match was basically a must-win fixture after Abha had dropped into 18th spot and were 16th-placed Al-Tai.

Mosimane’s side stepped up to the pressure and beat Al-Tai 2-0 thanks to two goals by former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak. Abha scored the opener after 38 minutes and added a second just after half-time.

The win saw them move to 18 points on the log, level with Thursday’s opponents and just two away from the non-relegation spot.

Thursday’s result saw Abha end their 10-game run without victory during which they only picked uo two draws and eight defeats.

David Kappel
David Kappel
David Kappel has served as a renowned international editor and content manager for almost a decade. David specialises in ensuring content and social media posts are highly engaging for football fans and was previously the international editor at Soccer Laduma. He is currently the iDiski Times website editor and social strategist.
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