Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane was not happy with the players on the Baroka FC bench disrespecting one of his stars, Motjeka Madisha.
Sundowns missed the chance to move top of the Absa Premiership table after a 1-0 loss to the Limpopo outfit on Sunday night, just two hours after Kaizer Chiefs lost to Bidvest Wits.
Mosimane addressed the issue on the field after the game and he expressed his displeasure for Baroka’s substitutes having a go at Madisha in the first half, off the field.
“A Baroka player disrespected Madisha which was not good and most especially the players on the bench who was sitting there,” Mosimane told SuperSport.
“You know, you are disrespecting somebody who was playing whilst you are sitting in the cold there in the stands. I don’t think it’s good, it’s bad. It’s not a good thing to do. But it’s ok, it’s part of football, we don’t have to focus more on that. That is not made us not to score. We didn’t score because we got the opportunities to score, we did not. We got the opportunities.”
Mosimane also noted goalkeeper Ayanda Dlamini’s delaying the game tactics which the feels Baroka shot stoppers are well known for.
“Ja, but this one was a different one. They have got Elvis Chipezeze who was a master of sitting, of killing the game. This one I don’t know his name, I think Baroka they breed them hey. They breed these ones who don’t allow the play to go (on). But its ok they have to do what they have to do to survive. It’s ok. It’s not what made us lose. What made us lose is not marking in the box. But we keep going this thing has a heartbeat. It’s still going. We’ll see how it goes.”
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