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South African Heroes: See the Top 10 Greatest South African Footballers of All Time

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Some people's achievements prevent football fans from forgetting them. We won't debate South Africa's best footballers.


Benni McCarthy 1.

Benni McCarthy's LaLiga highlight | Goal.com


His name won't be forgotten easily. Benni McCarthy can score for club and country. 192 goals in 480 club and international games. Benni, born 11/12/1977, has 31 goals for South Africa.


He's the first South African champion. Seven Stars, Ajax, Celta Vigo, Porto, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, and Orlando Pirates. 2017-2019 manager of Cape Town.


2. Moshoeu

| John Moshoeu


Before the goal, the 1965-born midfielder's record was excellent. Moshoeu scored 160 goals (club and country) in 628 appearances and won the 1996 African Cup of Nations.


He played for Blackpool, Chiefs, Gençlerbirligi, Kocaelispor, Fenerbahçe, Bursaspor, and AmaZulu. In 2010, he became Alexandra's coach.


NASL-Jomo Somo


Jomo started with the Orlando Pirates and is currently the Jomo Cosmos' owner and coach. Since 1982, he's been a coach. He managed Caretaker and South Africa three times.


He played for the Orlando Pirates, NY Cosmos, CO Caribous, ATL Chiefs, and Toronto Blizzard. 2004's Top 100 South Africans ranked Somo 49th.


4. Radebe

"I was a stranger from across the world — Leeds welcomed me like a son"


Diepkloof Wolf Wanderers center back made 384 club and country appearances. After Diepkloof Wolf Wanderers, he joined Kaizer Chiefs Juniors.


Radebe played for the Kaizer Chiefs before joining Leeds United. Radebe won the 1996 African Nations Cup with South Africa.


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1996 South African Cup champion Mark Fish. First stop: 1974-founded Arcadia Shepherds.


448 clubs and countries were visited. Mark Fish played for Jomo Cosmos, Orlando, Lazio, Bolton Wanderers, Charlton Athletic, and Ipswich Town.


Theophilus Khumalo

Midfielder 16 valve started with Moroka Swallows before joining Kaizer Chiefs juniors. Khumalo joined Kaizer in 1987. 494 games for club and country, 90 goals.


Baroka's technical director. F.C. Khumalo helped South Africa win the 1996 African Nations Cup.


7. SJP

Steven Pienaar was a U-17 and senior international. He played for West Ham Westbury and Ajax Cape Town.


Ajax He played for Cape Town, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, Everton, Tottenham, Sunderland, and Bidvest Wits. 423 shots, 44 goals.


Nomvethe Siyabonga

The future has the most PSL goals. Beginning in 1977, he played for African Wanderers. He started out at Sabatha FC.


He played for African Wanderers, Kaizer Chiefs, Udinese, Salemitana, and Empoli before finishing with AmaZulu.


Shaun Bartlett

Shaun Bartlett is Kaizer Chiefs' assistant manager and a former Charlton Athletic player. He scored five goals at the 2000 African Cup of Nations for South Africa.


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