After coach Benni McCarthy got notes of acknowledgment from the individuals he touched during his days as a brilliant football player, it was a very poignant day for the former Amazulu coach and his followers.
For many young people, Benni McCarty will always be remembered as the great coach who took the Amazulu squad to the continental caf championship. For the older generation, though, he will always be remembered as the South African football hero who won the Champions League with Porto.
When asked to name people who have inspired them, South Africans flocked to coach Benni McCarty with bouquets after reading about him in the most recent issue of Huawei.
"Benni McCarty inspired me to pursue a career in athletics, and he is the reason I fell in love with soccer. Because of him, I'm working as a soccer coach right now "", declared one of the competitors.
"He is a wonderful person, a fantastic example for our youth that they can do everything they set their minds to. The Bafana Mafia should hire him as their coach "Added a different competitor.
While supporters of different clubs may have varied impressions of him, the majority of his countrymen hold him in the highest respect.
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