FINDING THE NET
MNINAWA NTLOKO: Jingles may jangle critics, but he deserves a big Bell’s
Known for his penchant for shooting from the lip and taking no prisoners, no one is safe
There may not be a more polarising figure in South African football than the man nicknamed ‘‘Jingles". The mere mention of Pitso Mosimane’s name usually divides opinion right down the middle, and he has the unique ability to delight and infuriate in equal measure. Known for his penchant for shooting from the lip and taking no prisoners, no one is safe when the Mamelodi Sundowns coach is around, and the scribblers love him to bits for it. "Jingles" has that effect on people and there are times when it seems his larger-than-life personality even eclipses that of his employers. But the good thing about him is that he has an overflowing trophy cabinet to back up his straight talk, and he continued his unrelenting march into the history books when he nailed an unprecedented eighth league title for Sundowns in April. I was with the man on SuperSport a few days ago and I asked him if he’s ever bothered when he hears some of the unflattering and negative views some have about him, even thou...