Mamelodi Sundowns: the Champions in Colourful Quotes

Head coach: Pitso Mosimane

“It’s a heist….I think it is the biggest heist. We were nowhere, my players came back from being 13 points down. We were written off. We never led the league. It’s a heist.

"Okay, of course very emotional, err 'La Decima', I think it's best way to give Absa a good send-off...I think we've won it the most. It was difficult because we never had a chance to go up [on the log], we only had one chance for half an hour where Chiefs lost to Wits, that was the only sniff we had.

'But as I said I said to you when we lost to Cape Town City. What can I say, if you play for Sundowns, you have to play every week that's why some of the players struggle to keep up because there's a lot of work and I'm too demanding, I push the players.

"And some crumble, some run away, some cannot take me because I'm too harsh on them but if you want to win the title, we're here to win cups but ja,"

Assistant coach: Rulani Mokwena

“I gatecrash things. I gate crash. Not much has changed. The spirit hasn’t changed. The brotherhood, the work ethic. Thank you to the President, the technical staff, the coach. I also want to give credit to our captain Hlompho Kekana – he is a rare breed. I don’t think they make them like Kekana anymore. He fights. He works hard.

Captain: Hlompho Kekana

“It has not been easy for us, at some point we were 13 points behind. To be honest they (Kaizer Chiefs) played so well and I think they deserved it. They fought so hard. I call myself a lucky guy. We have had so many trophies since I got here at Mamelodi Sundowns. I think this is one trophy I will cherish for the rest of my life.”