Mamelodi Sundowns F.C, News, Players, Statics, you will all agree with me that, football is one of the interesting entertainments which both men and women watch to relax their nerves.
It will wonder one that how come do we have a football club in all the countries of the world, anyway, the answer is here, man always loves to retire in the day and enjoy himself in a cool environment and also love to always share best moments with friends and families, that was why creating football clubs in all the countries of the world.
Started so as to enable men to have a place they gather to and watch, discuss and do many other interesting activities just to ease the stress they must have gone through during the day.
So out of the football clubs in Africa, we will be looking at Mamelodi Sundowns F.C, News, Players, Statics, and much other information about this football club.
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- Mamelodi Sundown F.C Coach
- How Many Time Mamelodi Sundown F.C Have Won The League
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MAMELODI SUNDOWN F.C PLAYERS, NEWS, TRANSFER AND ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
Mamelodi Football club is owned and run by Patrice Motsepe who happened to be a Billionaire; he is into mining of magnate. This football club was popularly known as the Brazilian as a result of resemblance the two football team shared in common.
When you talked about this football club, you can find Mamelodi football headquarters in a city in South Africa the city known as the Pretoria, this football club always takes part in the South African Premier Soccer League.
Ever since this player has been playing the South Africa Premier Soccer League, they have taken the cup home in about 8 times. Also, this club has taken home the CAF trophies in the year 2016. We cannot write on achievements of this club without recording their success in the Nedbank Cup competition which they have won about 4 times and also won the National Football League Championship about 3 times. Another interesting fact you need to know about Mamelodi F.C is that they are the only football club from South Africa that has ever competed in the FIFA Club for the World Cup and in this competition they finished with the 6th position after defeating a whole lot of football clubs.
Brief History Of Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club
this football club started her journey way back in the Marabastad which is the area in South Africa that houses different ethnic area, it is North West Of Pretoria in the early years of the 1960s, this club came into existence as a result of coalitions between upcoming stats which include the likes of Bernard Hartze, Hartze, and Joey Lawrence Reginald. This football club was officially pronounced a football club in the year 1970.
Not too long after the football club was officially commissioned as a football club, it was it gained affiliation with the Federation of Professional Football League which give her the opportunity to reach the final in the Coca-Cola cup after a tough match with the Berea United and they were defeated with 5 goals to the opponent and 3 goals to Mamelodi F.C.
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The Federation Professional Football League threw its weight behind the then National Professional Football League in 1978 and this led to the end of the Federation Professional Football League. Subsequently, Mamelodi Sundowns was relegated to the second division.
Subsequently, for over 5 years Sundowns F.C was battling with other clubs in South Africa to emerge in the second division in order to get back to the first division. During this Trier period, a resolution to dissolve the football club was reached by the club management but in place of that, this club relocated back to Mamelodi.
After continual Trier, this club barged her entrance to the NPSL first position in the year 1983, but this was very difficult to sustain at first but in the year 1985 when Zola Mahobe took charge of the club and Ben Segale was hired as the club coach the game change and it becomes an easier task for the club to compete in the first division.
Mamelodi F.C Fold Up
Another bitter experience that has once occur to this bank is during 1988, this club ownership was transferred from Zola Mahobe to Standard Bank Of South Africa then, and sooner, the club ran bankrupt and went into liquidation. But there was an intervention from the lovers of this club the likes of Natasha Tsichlas and Angelo. This duo formed an alliance with the Abe Krok then and they set up a company and they bought this club fully.
After the ownership of this club was changed, this football club performed at their optimal, it was in this regime this club became the best team in South Africa, and also during this period was when the club won the first NSL league trophy.
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As time pass by, this club became weak again, and it was a difficult task during the 2001 CAF championship this club was defeated by Egyptian club Al Ahly by 4 goals to Al Ahly and 1to Sundowns F.C
Patrice Motsepe Acquire Mamelodi Sundowns Back
In the year 2004, about 51% of the club was bought by this Billionaire Patrice Motsepe, and as the time passes by he later acquired the left shares and this makes him take control of the club. In the year 2006, this club bagged her first silverware when the club co-coaches Neil Tovey and Miguel Gamondi took charge of the club and they won the Premier Soccer League for the 7th time in the history of the football club.
Gordon Igesun Coaches Mamelodi F.C
Between the 2006 and 2007, the club coaching was relieved from the duo of Tovey and Gamondi and it was handed to Igesund to be the club head coach. The club title was sustained but it was sardonic in the year 2007 the club loses to Ajax Cape Town.
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In the year 2010 to 2011, the club also relives Hristo Stoichkov off his coaching duty in the club and it was handed over to his assistance Antonio Lopez Habas. And the club performs well under the coaching of Lopez. Lopez resigned in the year 2011 without any reason attached but he said he is traveling back home which is Spain, his assistance also took over the club Gorowa as just an interim coach
Mamelodi Won The Caf 2013/2014 And 2015/2016
In 2012, the baton of leadership of who the club coach will be changed to Pitso Mosimane and he coached the club and they won the 2013/2014 CAF championship and 2015/2016 CAF championship respectively. This was a dream achieves by the club owner, which was the major purpose he reacquires the club back in 2004 to make sure this club is the first club in South Africa to win the CAF Super Cup, he won the game by trashing out TP MAzembe DR Congo club.
All You Need To Know About Mamelodi Sundowns
- Website: https://www.sundownsfc.co.za/
- Year Founded: 1970
- Full Name: Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club
- Club’s Nickname: Masandawana, The Brazilians, Bafana battle, Kabo Yellow, and Downs.
- 1st Assistant Coach: Manqoba Mngqithi
- Club Manager: PitsoMosimane
- Goalkeeper coach: Wendell Robinson
- Stadium Capacity: Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria (51,762); Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium (28,900)
- Head of youth development: Sam Mbatha.
- PRESIDENT / CLUB OWNER
- Patrice Motsepe
- DIRECTORS OF THE CLUB
- Sandile L
- Rejoice Simelane
- Andre Wilkens
- Freddy Greaver
- Adv Andrew Matube
- MANAGEMENT TEAM OF THE CLUB
- Charles Ferreira – Facilities & Projects Manager
- Amanda Matthee – Group CFO
- Alex Shakoane – Supporter Mobilisation Manager
- Yogesh Singh – Acting General Manager
- Daniel Mudau – Supporter Co-ordination Manager
- Natasha Kruger – Financial Manager
- Christo Pieterse – Group Financial Manager
- Belinda Ndlovu – Administration Manager
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS CLUB PLAYER LIST
- BrimahRazak Goalkeeper
- Kennedy Mweene Goalkeeper
- Denis Onyango Goalkeeper
- Thela Ngobeni Goalkeeper
- Wayne Arendse
- Motjeka Madisha
- Bangaly Soumahoro
- Then do Mukumela
- Rivaldo Coetzee
- Tebogo Langerman
- Ricardo Nascimento
- Anele Ngcongca
- Siyabonga Zulu
- Rheece Evans
- Siyanda Zwane
- Thapelo Morena
- Defensive Midfield
- Sibusiso Khumalo
- Oupa Manyisa
- Tiyani Mabunda
- Hlompho Kekana
- Central Midfield
- Lucky Mohombi
- Sphelele Mkhulise
- Right Midfield
- Sibusiso Vilakazi
- Attacking Midfield
- Mogakolodi Nge Mohombiacking
- Lyle Lakay
- Themba Zwane
- Khayelihle Shozi
- Left Winger
- George Lebese
- Toni Silva
- Aubrey Ngoma
- Keletso Makgalwa
- Right Winger
- Gastón Sirino
- Katlego Otladisa
- Anthony Laffor
- Percy Tau
- Yannick Zakri
- José Alí Meza
- Cuthbert Malajila
- Bongi Ntuli
- Jeremy Brockie
- Thokozani Sekotlong
- CLUB HONORS
- Telkom Knockout
- Runners-up (4) : 1997, 1998, 2007, 2012
- Winners (3) : 1990, 1999, 2015
- Premier Soccer League
- National Soccer League
- Winners (3) : 1988, 1989–90 , 1992–93
- Winners (8) : 1997–98 , 1998–99 , 1999–00 , 2005–06 , 2006–07 , 2013–14 , 2015–16 , 2017–18 Record
- Runners-up (3) : 2009–10 , 2014–15 , 2016-17
- Runners-up (2) : 1990–91 , 1994–95
- African Competitions
- Runners-up 2001
- CAF Champions League :
- Champions 2016
- Best Final Position Year ( Season )
- Nedbank Cup
- Runners-up (5) : 1989, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2011–12
- Winners (4) : 1986, 1998, 2008, 2014–15
- MTN 8
- Winners (3) : 1988, 1990, 2007
- Challenge Cup’s
- Runners-up (6) : 1992, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2016
- Telkom Charity Cup
- Winners (5) : 1991, 2000, 2004, 2005,2006
- CAF Super Cup :
- Best Final Position Year ( Season )
- Champions 2017
- PSL team of the season 2015-16, 2013-14
- African Club of the Year 2016
- Individual Awards
- A South African team of the year 2016
Conclusion On Mamelodi Sundown F.C
In the history of the South Africa game, it is impossible for any arm not to reckon with this giant football club in South Africa. They have had an outstanding performance in most of their matches, they have won several awards, they have defeated, many giant clubs in South Africa and at the CAF level. They have one of the best football players in history. Also, we have given you all you need to know about Mamelodi Sundown football club, information, news, players, history and, many other things you need to know about the football club.
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