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Treble winner soccer team Mamelodi Sundowns have received sad news of their golden boy Pitso Mosimane leaving the league tittle holder for greener pastures in the international soccer industry.
Mosimane made announcement on social media Wednesday morning that he will be leaving the.
“It is with a sense of pain and sadness that I announce my departure from Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club. I have accepted an offer to join an international team,”
“Mamelodi Sundowns has been my family for almost eight years. The President Dr Patrice Motsepe has been like a father to me. He has been a mentor, a friend, a supporter and a confidante. I could never quit him or Mamelodi Sundowns. I am only going away to carry the spirit of the Yellow Nation with me.”
“From the deepest of my heart, I am so grateful that the President has blessed my move. I did not expect less from a man who has been so good and generous to me. He is the kind of leader any family, company, team and indeed any country needs. I have been privileged to drink from his well of wisdom,” said Mosimane.
Although this new developments came with sad news, Mosimane leaves the club having broken records, set new records and having filled the cupboard with trophies and medals.
As with many goodbyes not being easy to accept, Mamelodi Sundowns’ President Petrice Motsepe has however accepted Mosimane’s resignation and wished him well.
Mosimane thanked Motsepe for giving him the opportunity and having much needed confidence in him.
“My success is his success. Without him, I would not have achieved half of what I have. I leave this family knowing that our bond is unbreakable and hoping that with the passage of time, our paths would come together again. This is not a divorce. We shall remain bonded forever.”
He left having added 5 more league tittles to the team, making them 10 in total.