//Sports: Pitso Defends Key Player

Sports: Pitso Defends Key Player

Mamelodi Sundowns teach Pitso Mosimane says he is amazed “people don’t like” a participant he feels is a key squad member at Chloorkop.

Following his side’s slender 1-0 win over Golden Arrows to cut the lead Kaizer Chiefs have at the top of the Absa Premiership table to just three factors beforehand of their clash on Thursday night, ‘Jingles’ jumped to defend Rivaldo Coetzee.

Playing in his most recent function in midfielder alternatively of being in addition back at rearguard, the 23-year-old was once one of the stand-out overall performance for the teach as he singled him out in a fit they won proper at the death.

“Rivaldo is an unbelievable player – he doesn’t get the savings that he deserves,” Mosimane informed journalists after he used to be asked what adjustments he made to sooner or later end their winless streak in the league due to the fact that the resumption of football.

“Sometimes people don’t like him and I don’t recognize why they don’t like him. He is an correct passer with the right and left foot and he wins headers in the midfield – brings the ball back. But it takes time, perhaps humans will start realising why we choose him sometimes.”  

Coetzee has made 15 appearances in all competitions for Downs this season.