Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
1 minute read
4 Nov 2019
3:15 pm

Football’s favourite son Benni gets whipped

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

Waking up to the news that coach Benni McCarthy had been sacked as the Cape Town City coach felt similar to learning that someone had passed on.

Benni McCarthy (Chris Ricco/BackpagePix)

No one wants it (death) to be true, but sooner or later reality hits home that your loved is really gone. When McCarthy took over as a head coach of the Citizens the expectation was for him to one day ascend to Bafana Bafana coach. On the other side, Pirates fans would have loved to see him return to the Sea Robbers ship as a coach to torment crosstown rivals Kaizer Chiefs the same way he did as a player when he joined the Buccaneers to wind down his platinum status football career. However John Comitis is now the villain...