Qatar 2022: Pitso Mosimane Praises Morocco Coach, Says South Africa Football is 20 Years Behind North Africans

  • Legendary South African coach Pitso had nothing but praise for Morocco’s coach Walid Regraguoif
  • This came after the Atlas Lions booked their place in the Round of 16 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • Mosimane recently said that his nation was some 20 years behind the North Africans in terms of football development

Respected South African mastermind Pitso Mosimane praised his Moroccan counterpart Walid Regraguoif.

Regraguoif guided the Atlas Lions into the Round of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which was something that was predicted.

Pitso Mosimane praised Morocco coach Walid Regraguoif for guiding them to the Round of 16 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Image source: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

Mosimane, who coaches Al-Ahli Saudi in the Saudi Arabian second division, said in a tweet:

“Top Coach, well done brother. You represent all of us. @WalidRegraguiof”

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Mosimane had said recently when comparing his country to the North Africans, a rising world football power:

“The difference between South Africa and Morocco is big. Morocco have been aggressive in their development, and I have no doubt they will dominate African football soon. They have the biggest vision on the continent, and they take their football very seriously.” South Africa is 20 years behind. Here at home, we are big on doing talk shows and everyone sounds clever calling and saying ‘we have the infrastructure and all that’. But football is played in the townships, where we have no facilities, and we need government support, Safa can’t do it alone.”

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