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Benni McCarthy joins Man United as coach

Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy has joined Premier League giants Manchester United as a first team coach, according to numerous English reports.

McCarthy (44) is his country’s all-time leading goal scorer and remains the only South African to win the Champions League during his time with FC Porto.

He also has playing experience in England where he played for both Blackburn Rovers and West Ham.

Since moving into the coaching world, he has had success locally with Cape Town City and AmaZulu.

McCarthy is understood to have joined the Red Devils, who will be operating under new manager Erik ten Hag as their first team striker coach.

Robert Marawa took to twitter to share the great news with a caption “ BREAKING NEWS Benni McCarthy signs for Manchester United as the First Team Strikers Coach!!

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