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New role for Surprise Moriri

Surprise Moriri

Mamelodi Sundowns have introduced a new role in their development system, appointing Surprise Moriri, their former attacking star, as the coach for the U-19 team.

Moriri, renowned for his impressive performances during the 2010 World Cup with Bafana Bafana, previously coached Downs' DStv Diski Challenge (DDC) U-23 team in the last campaign.

The official announcement from Sundowns stated, "Former player Surprise Moriri has been appointed as the new head coach of the Sundowns U-19 team. During the past season, Moriri served as the coach of Sundowns' Diski team, which achieved a fifth-place finish on the DDC log."

Emphasising the significance of their youth and academy structures, including talented 13-year-old recruits, the club highlighted their commitment to development and long-term investments for the club's future.

As part of their continued efforts to bolster their academy coaching staff, Mamelodi Sundowns intends to make further announcements in the near future.

Moriri, a decorated attacker, previously played for Sundowns from 2004 to 2016.


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