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Why Benni McCarthy is very important to South African football.

The Amazulu head coach Benedict ''Benni'' McCarthy is a very important figure in the South African football fraternity because he is the ambassador of our football.

When people speak about South African football he is the first person people reference in their conversations, another thing that is of utmost importance he is the motivation to South African footballers in general especially to the likes of Percy Tau and Bongani Zungu who are trying to make a name for themselves in the European football.

He is what Samuel Eto'o is to Cameroonian football, he is what Didier Drogba is to Ivorian football.

That is why Benni McCarthy's opinion about anything related to football in South Africa is not taken for granted, the former Cape Town City coach is the only South African footballer with a Uefa champions league medal that he won with Fc Porto.

He is the current Bafana Bafana all-time leading top goal scorer with 31 international goals and he is amongst the richest South African footballers alongside Leeds United legend Lucas Radebe as reported on

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