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Pitso Mosimane

Personal information
Full namePitso John Mosimane
Date of birth26 July 1964(age 52)
Place of birthKagiso, South Africa
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubSouth Africa (Manager)

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Pitso John Mosimane (born July 26, 1964 in Kagiso, Gauteng) is a South African football (soccer) former player and coach and currently the manager of the South Africa national football team.

He is one of the longest serving and highly-rated coaches in South African soccer having won several major trophies with Supersport United in recent years.

He served as the care-taker coach of South Africa for seven games during 2007, before Carlos Alberto Parreira was appointed as head coach. He then served as an assistant coach to Parreira, and Joel Santana with South Africa.

On 15 July 2010, Mosimane was named as the new head coach of South Africa. He had been an assistant to former coach Carlos Alberto Parreira at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and was handed a four-year contract.

He won his first game in charge in a 1 0 win over World Cup Quarter Finalists Ghana.

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