Erick Mathoho and Lewis Macha scored as Amakhosi ran out 2-0 winners in the sponsored pre-season Soweto Derby, and Mahlangu was magnanimous in defeat.
“I would like to congratulate my fellow champion coach on this side [Philani Ndlovu], well done coach, and I would also like to congratulate the Kaizer Chiefs team as well,” he said after the match.
“It’s been … wow … it’s been a lifetime experience. It’s been an enormous experience, we’ve had fun me and Philani, going to every radio station, TV, broadcasters, we had fun sleeping in luxurious hotels…
“I’d also like to thank Carling Black Label for this good initiative and of course Playmakers, and Chiefs and Pirates for giving us, the fans, the opportunity to actually coach one of their teams.
“Honestly speaking, the highlight for me was meeting coach Muhsin, definitely I was so looking forward to that and wow, it’s been an experience.”