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Pitso Mosimane lauds Al Ahly players after securing treble

Pitso Mosimane

Al Ahly head coach has expressed his delight and praised his players after his side secured the treble on Saturday evening.

The Red Devils defeated Tala’a El-Gaish on penalties to win their first Egypt Cup title since 2017 on Saturday evening.

Second-half substitute Mahmoud Kahraba opened the scoring for Al Ahly before Nasser Mansi grabbed a 92nd-minute equalizer as the game progressed to a penalty shoot-out where the African champions prevailed.

Pitso Mosimane has now won the treble with Al Ahly just two months after taking charge of the club following Egyptian Premier League and CAF Champions League triumphs.

Al Ahly - Pitso Mosimane

Speaking after the win, Mosimane reflected on his side winning the treble and spoke highly of his players, comparing them to the older generations.

“We played against a strong Tala’a El-Gaish team, and the ground at Borg Al Arab stadium was not in its best condition,” Mosimane told ON Time Sports.

“The current Al Ahly players are writing their names into the club’s history like the golden generation led by [Mohamed] Abou-Trika and his teammates.

Pitso Mosimane

“I want to thank Mahmoud El-Khatib [club president], Al Ahly management, the technical staff, the players, and everyone who participated in these achievements. I also thank my family and Al Ahly fans.

“When I was at Sundowns, I was eliminated from the Champions League but then I won the same tournament, and this is luck, but I have to be in a special place in order for this luck to help me achieve titles,” he added.

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