Kick Off

The Month That Was


Looking back at the month’s most memorable moments.

• Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane is named the Best Manager in Egypt at the annual Sports Critics Associatio­n ceremony, as voted for by the media in that country.

• Mamelodi Sundowns see their club record 28-game unbeaten run ended by Algerian side CR Belouizdad in a 2-0 home CAF

Champions League loss. Sundowns had fielded a second-string side as the games come thick and fast. It is short of Kaizer Chiefs’ all-time record of 31 games unbeaten.

• AmaZulu sign former Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United winger Thabo Qalinge after he impressed on trial.

• Chippa United appoint controvers­ial Belgian coach Luc Eymael as technical director, but rescind the decision just days later after a public outcry following controvers­ial comments made by the tactician in Tanzania last year. Chippa name assistant Siyabulela Gwambi as interim head coach following the

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