Sundowns coach Mosimane wins African Coach of the Year award

The Kagiso-born mentor was the masterminded behind Sundowns’ conquering Africa, while he also helped his dominate the PSL in 2016

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane has been named African Coach of the Year for 2016 at the Glo-Caf Awards in Abuja, Nigeria.

Sundowns won the 2016 Caf Champions League and are the defending Absa Premiership champions.

They represented Africa in the Fifa Club World Cup in Japan in December, where they failed to reach the semi-finals of the competition after being knocked out by Kashima Antlers.

The tournament was won by Spanish giants Real Madrid.