You don’t necessarily have to be a football lover before you know who Pitso Mosimane is in South Africa. Apart from being husband and wife, Moira Mosimane and Pitso are also business partners. A former Sundown’s coach, Pitso has attained a decent status in the world of celebrities in South Africa.
On the other hand, his wife, Moira Tihagale Mosimane is currently a project director on several projects undertaken by her company TMTJ Consulting. The company has worked on various shopping centers, stadiums, housing, and offices. Let’s look at her career and married life with Pisto and how long they have been together.
Profile Summary Of Moira Mosimane
- Full name: Moira Tihagale Mosimane
- Date of Birth: N/A
- Place of Birth: Kagiso, Krugersdorp, South Africa
- Nationality: South African
- Marital Status: Married to Pitso Mosimane
- Children: Kopano, Lelentle, Reatlegile Mosimane
- Education: BSc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying from The University of Cape Town
- Occupation: Quantity surveyor, owner and managing director of Tmtj Consulting Gauteng
Moira is Better Known as Pitso’s Wife
The fact that Moira is mostly known and recognized as Pitso Mosimane’s wife is not far-fetched. Pitso was the one who solely brought Moira out to the limelight following her job as his agent after their marriage. Born on 26th July 1964, Pisto Jingles is a South African former professional player and a football manager who currently manages Al Ahly in the Egyptian Premier League. Before joining the Greek club, Ionikos, he first played for Sundowns and Orlando Pirates. Later, he joined SuperSport United as an assistant coach to the then head coach, Bruce Grobbelaar.
In 2007, the football icon served for seven games as the South African national team caretaker coach. Following his resignation as the coach of the Mamelodi Sundowns in September 2020, Pitso was announced as Al Ahly’s head coach. Mosimane remained one of the longest-serving coaches in South African football. He has particularly won multiple major trophies with the SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns.
Statistically, Pitso Mosimane is the greatest South African athlete who has lifted an incredible 11 trophies in his career so far. This success has also rubbed off on his wife and made most people refer to Moira as Pitso Mosimane’s wife rather than her name. Moira joined her husband in the spotlight after their marriage as she became his business agent.
Moira Mosimane And Pitso Are Business Partners
Apart from the fact that Moira and Pitso are husband and wife, another interesting fact about the two who are admittedly supportive of each other is that they are business partners of some sort as Moira is the legendary manager’s agent. At 33, Moira oversaw a multi-billion rand project to build 10 stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Hence, coach Pitso’s blockbuster move to the Egyptian club, Al Ahly was right up her alley.
In the years he spent with Sundowns, Pitso won everything there was to win, and so, his move to Al Ahly, he said was facilitated by his wife and not necessarily for the big paycheck that came with it. The aim behind this was for her to help him achieve another goal which was winning the FIFA World Club Cup.
Pitso Mosimane’s wife is a businesswoman, quantity surveyor by profession, as well as a registered Construction Project manager. She graduated from the University of Cape town with a Bsc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying (1998). She also holds a National Diploma in Building Surveying from Peninsula Technikon (1993).
Ms. Tlhagale has had more than 20 years of experience in the building environment ranging from being a quantity surveyor, property development manager, and project manager. Over time, she has been involved in several projects both in the private and public sectors. Some of her roles include as a quantity surveyor in the Cape Town International Departures Terminal, V&A Waterfront, focusing on Commercial and Retail Development, her development management role at Propnet (Division of Transnet).
The beautiful football icon’s wife is the owner and Managing Director of the TMTJ Consulting Gauteng (PTY) Limited. A quantity surveyor, as well as a registered Construction Project Manager with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Profession (SACPCMP).
How Long Has Her Marriage to Pitso Lasted?
It is no secret that this beautiful couple has been together for many years, even though there have been no exact details about the year they officially tied the knot. Nevertheless, judging by the fact that they have grown-up kids, one can easily say that they have been together for over 20 years.
He married Moira after becoming a professional footballer in 1982. Thereafter, she started working as his business manager. Their marriage has always been one of a kind as portrayed in pictures each time they celebrate themselves on social media. From what is obvious, the couple values their privacy and would go to any length to protect it. Thus, very little is known about how they met, the date of their marriage, and other such details. She often appears with her husband at events and the couple enjoys a happy life, she expressed this in different situations, including a seasonal celebration for his 56th birthday, and he tweeted thanks to his wife.
Moira’s Children Are Following In Their Father’s Footsteps
Even though Moira and her husband keep their family life private, it is known that they have beautiful children, a daughter, and two sons named Kopano, Lelentle, and Reatlegile Mosimane.
Interestingly, Moira’s husband is not the only one blessed with athletic prowess as his two sons, Kopano and Reatlegile have great skills of becoming athletes.
Though still unclear whether he will make a career out of football, Kopano is obviously seen treading the path of his father. Oftentimes, he is seen playing soccer, cricket, and rugby. He doesn’t spend a while of his free time in any other thing away from sports. His father always spends time with him and wants him to be like him when he was still playing football. Pitso is interested in training him very well to become a football star.
Lelentle is Moira’s only daughter and she enjoys playing netball, especially in her school local competitions. She participates and equally represents her school in competitions. However, Lelentle is more inclined to her academics, so there’s no certainty whether she is going to make a career as an athlete.
The youngest kid has also shown interest in athletics. He was once captured juggling a ball in Cairo during one of his visits. The lad seems to be taking a keen interest in football. However, his father once said that he has not taken out time to train him in becoming a footballer. Also, he does not think the kid has much in terms of dribbling skills.
Moira Balances Her Career With Being A Mother And Wife
One of the interesting things about Pitso Mosimane’s wife is how she keeps up with her family, husband, and children. Moira approximately features in Pitso’s everyday life, starting from his personal life to his career. It is no secret that she has been instrumental in negotiating her husband’s historic move to Al Ahly. Moira is not only a good wife to Mosimane, she is managing his professional career as an agent.
Behind all the success of the seasoned South African footballer, Pitso Mosimane rightly gives his wife credit for playing a very crucial role. Pitso’s wife is currently a project manager on the various projects undertaken by her company TMTJ which varies from stadiums, housing, shopping centers, and offices.
Pitso’s Wife Has Led A FIFA Team
Among the many areas Moira has served, her involvement in the 2010 FIFA Local Organising Committee of South Africa Technical Team stands out. There, she was one of the leaders, serving in the capacity of oversight manager and ensuring successful delivery of all the 10 stadiums that were used for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Also, she was a project manager for the performance of the Flagship Project for the office of the Premier of Gauteng. Finally, Moira was involved with the program management in the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI). This is the most crucial project she has carried out.