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Benni McCarthy the coach, Pirates express interest

Benni McCarthy receives UEFA A license coaching certificate, PSL top clubs interested

  • McCarthy awarded UEFA coaching certificate
  • Orlando Pirates interested

Benni McCarthy is in a jubilant mood following good news that he received is UEFA A license for coaching, the second highest coaching certificate available in European football.

The Bafana Bafana legend took to Instagram to exhibit his certificate, and he was very proud of his achievement.

“Just got this confirmation today. Very proud of myself and hard work dies pay off,” Benni expressed happily.

The former Orlando Pirates striker had been undergoing the coaching course in Ireland, and had already passed the test last year, but now he has finally got the actual certificate to show for it.

McCarthy’s next step would be to get his Uefa Pro Licence, the highest available qualification.

Meanwhile, McCarthy has been tipped to become the new coach at Soweto giants Orlando Pirates.

Recent reports from local publication The Citizen claim that Chairman Irvin Khoza would like to give the legendary Bafana Bafana striker the chance to prove himself at his former club.

“Khoza wanted to continue with local coaches, he sees that Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs are hanging on to their local mentors, and he wouldn’t want to be the odd one out. Benni is available and he knows the culture of the club,” the publication reported.

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