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Is The Sacking Of Benni McCarthy Anything More Than A Footballing Decision?

I woke yesterday to the news that Benni McCarthy had been sacked as Cape Town City coach. The first thought that came to mind was: ‘Yeah, I didn’t think they would fire him now but I understand where Cape Town City is coming from. I mean, they have had a shitty start the season.’

Commiserations poured in on the internet from the likes of Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane, his now former player Kermit Erasmus, and Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

Wait a second, did someone die?

Don’t get me wrong, I loved Benni McCarthy as Cape Town City coach. From his attacking football, to his touchline gesticulations (or lack thereof), to his post-game interviews with quotes like this: “They [referees] all look nice, with their OUTsurance kit. But that was the best thing about the performance out there, the beautiful green and purple kit.” Him being unemployed even gives him a chance to replace Rhulani Mokwena at my Orlando Pirates. Benni is a young wealthy man who just lost his job, it isn’t that big of a deal. 

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The Soccer Podcast Without A Name (Yet) S01E23 [Podcast]





Bongani ‘Da Bongz’ Nkosi and Thabang ‘Da Real Cheez’ Kgeledi discuss this week’s soccer topics. But they should hurry because each topic has a time limit.

The Discussion This Week:
1. Teko Modise Retires From Professional Football
2. Kaizer Chiefs Season Compared To Orlando Pirates
3. The PSL Have Appealed The Sanction Handed Down By DC
4. Did Liverpool Win Or Did Barcelona Lose?
5. Is The Premier League The Best League In The World?
6. Games To Look Forward To
7. Quick Hits

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The Soccer Podcast Without A Name (Yet) S01E22 [Podcast]

 

Bongani ‘Da Bongz’ Nkosi and Thabang ‘Da Real Cheez’ Kgeledi discuss this weekend’s soccer topics. But they should hurry because each topic has a time limit.

The Discussion This Week:
1. Orlando Pirates Drop Points Against Cape Town City
2. Micho Sredojevic & Rulani Mokwena Cup-Less Run
3. Percy Tau Wins Awards
4. Mamelodi Sundowns Fail To Qualify For CAF Champions League Final
5. Manchester City On Top Of League With Only One Game Left
6. Games To Look Forward To
7. Quick Hits

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The Soccer Podcast Without A Name (Yet) S01E20 [Podcast]




Bongani ‘Da Bongz’ Nkosi and Thabang ‘Da Real Cheez’ Kgeledi discuss this past weekend’s soccer topics. But they should hurry because each topic has a time limit.

The Discussion This Week:
1. Mamelodi Sundowns Come Away With An Away-Goal
2. Kaizer Chiefs Extend Their Winless Run
3. Gustavo Paez and Hendrick Ekstein Contracts Not Extended
4. Hendrick Ekstein To Pirates?
5. Who Is Getting Relegated In The Absa Premiership?
6. Games To Look Forward To
7. Quick Hits

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The Soccer Podcast Without A Name (Yet) S01E15 [Podcast]





Bongani ‘Da Bongz’ Nkosi and Thabang ‘Da Real Cheez’ Kgeledi discuss this weekend’s soccer topics. But they should hurry because each topic has a time limit.

The Discussion This Week:
1. Middendorp Tactical Genius?
2. Chiefs Thinking Of Signing Another Goalkeeper
3. Who Are Favourites For The Nedbank Cup?
4. Lebo Mothiba Win Trophy With French Club
5. English Title Race Heats Up
6. Games To Look Forward To
7. Quick Hits

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