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Pitso Mosimane won the bet on Percy Tau, says Al Ahly coach

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Oct 28, 2021

Al Ahly coach Samy Komsan has heaped praise on Percy Tau following the attacker’s brace on debut against Ismaily on Wednesday.

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Tau netted his side’s second and third goals as Al Ahly hammered Ismaily 4-0 in their opening match of the Egyptian Premier League season.

Komsan admitted that Tau is a special player whom coach Pitso Mosimane knows well, and he believes the fact that he played in the Premier League is working to his advantage.

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Komsan suggested that Mosimane took a gamble by rescuing Tau’s career when it looked to be heading south.

However, he believes the Kagiso-born mentor won the bet as Tau didn’t disappoint, and this gives Al Ahly a different dimension upfront in addition to the players that are already there.

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“Percy Tau is a very special player, and Pitso Mosimane knows his abilities well. Tau played in the Premier League and has a lot of experience,” said Komsan as quoted by Kingfut.

“Mosimane gave him an opportunity like all the other players, and the coach won the bet.

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“Tau is a huge addition to us and able to compete with Mohamed Sherif and Hossam Hassan. The variety of options is a win for the team,” added Komsan.

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