Pellegrini to debut in SA
21 June 2013, 17:58
Johannesburg - Manuel Pellegrini will make his debut as Manchester
City manager in Pretoria on July 14 against Premiership club SuperSport
United, officials said in Johannesburg on Thursday.
English Premier League runners-up behind Manchester United face another
top-flight team, AmaZulu, in Durban four days later, and will remain in
the Indian Ocean city for a pre-season training camp.
City announced last month that they would tour South Africa ahead of the
2013-2014 Premier League season, but no details of opponents or venues
Chilean Pellegrini quit Spanish La Liga outfit
Malaga to succeed Italian Roberto Mancini, who paid the price for a
trophy-less domestic season and a UEFA Champions League group-stage
The two games will raise funds for a charity of Nelson
Mandela, the first democratically elected president of South Africa, who
is being treated in a Pretoria hospital for a recurring lung infection.
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