Benni to Man Utd: Is He More Respected Abroad?

The Biggest news coming out of the mother city is Benni McCarthy’s new coaching role. The Cape-Town-born legend has recently joined Manchester United in a forward coach position, under the guidance of Erik ten Hag. The Champions League winner will have a major say and hand in the way the Red Devils move forward in attack, he will be working with not only forwards such as Marcus Rashford and Cristiano Ronaldo, but Benni will also be working with the fullbacks.

Benni’s coaching journey, more notably, started in 2017 when Cape Town City appointed the former Porto FC striker as head coach. He would complete his UEFA Pro Licence while coaching City, and would win his first silverware as a coach in 2018 when he guided City to the MTN8 cup. 5 years later, McCarthy has made South Africa proud once again.

On the latest episode of the International News Desk, Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy has joined Manchester United under Erik ten Hag in a striker coach position. What does this mean for the PSL and South African football?