Man United Appoint South Africa Legend Striker Coach


Former South Africa forward Benni McCarthy has joined Manchester United’s coaching staff.

McCarthy once had stints with Premier League clubs Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United.


The 44-year-old was recently in charge of South African Premier League club Amazulu.

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The former striker recently turn down the opportunity to coach the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

McCarthy is South Africa’s all-time record goalscorer with 31 goals from 79 appearances.

He won league titles in Europe with Ajax and Porto and the 2004 Champions League under Jose Mourinho at Porto.

McCarthy scored twice as they knocked United out of the competition in the round of 16.

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