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Mosimane humbled by Sundowns contract extension

Following signing a contract extension with Mamelodi Sundowns, Pitso Mosimane has revealed the crucial factors behind his decision to stick with the club.

Mosimane is one of the most successful active managers from South African and has attracted interested from clubs around the world due to the number of trophies he has won while in charge of the Brazilians.

However, he recently committed his future to Downs and revealed the trust and faith the club's president has in him, as well as the love and support he receives from the fans are the main reasons he decided to extend his stay.

"I'm honoured and humbled to be given another opportunity to lead Mamelodi Sundowns," said Mosimane.

"One of the main reasons for me to renew my contract with Mamelodi Sundowns is the president's trust and faith in me – he trusted me to lead this team to where it is, and fulfill his wish to build a team to conquer Africa.

"A crucial factor in me signing was also my relationship with the supporters. You stay where you are loved, simple. They [supporters] have made songs, banners, flags and t-shirts for me. It is not easy to have that kind of love, so I am home here – I have built a legacy here.

"It's humbling to be part of a brand like Sundowns and contribute to its success, especially as a local coach and also having played for the team.

"To go on and be the longest-serving coach at the club is something special and that means we have a lot of things we have done together, and the best is yet to come. The Sky Is The Limit!"