The tactician further said that he would not stand in the way of Aliou Dieng if Manchester United came to call
South African tactician Pitso Mosimane has revealed that he would like to coach the national team of Mali if given the opportunity.
The tactician was successful in club football and had a decent short term with Bafana Bafana, by not taking a mustache to the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. The Al Ahly coach has responded to rumors about his Mali midfielder Aliou Dieng at Manchester United.
‘Well, I’m looking at [Marvelous Nakamba], the boy who plays for Aston Villa from Zimbabwe. I said if he can play for Aston Villa, Aliou can also play in the Premier League. Why not? ‘Vra Mosimane Clean.
“And the Malians have the credibility in Europe. You have to understand when you say that a South African player has to play in the English Premier League, or a South African player has to play in La Liga, it is not very easy. not.
“But a Malian, I mean there, you are there all over the world. I mean, look at the Malian national team, what a national team! Do you know if there is an opportunity for a national team for me? and I can If I get the chance, I would like to coach the national team of Malia. ‘
The 56-year-old Mosimane further explained why he believes the Red Devil star has the qualities to do well abroad.
“[The Malians] has the highest quality. Even my player is not really an appetizer. Because they got the son of Red Bull Salzburg [Mohamed Camara] there in midfield and others. “They have an embarrassment about the wealth of players, it’s unbelievable,” Mosimane continued.
“So you ask yourself, how far are we in South Africa to international football? You know, we have a lot of work to do at home.
‘I mean, this boy is 22 or 23 and he’s the powerhouse in midfield. You saw him against [Mamelodi] Sundowns, you saw him in the World Cup club again. You saw him against Bayern Munich. He is a powerful boy. And we need him and we trust in him.
‘So if Manchester United buy him, why not? I saw the Ghanaian boy [Thomas Partey] who played at Atletico Madrid and now at Arsenal, why not? I saw Mohamed Elneny play for Arsenal, the midfielder. So it will hopefully happen and I will encourage it. ‘
Dieng is expected to lead the Red Devils in the Caf Champions League final against Kaizer Chiefs on July 17.