Benni McCarthy says SA players need to play more like Europeans

Benni McCarthy says SA players need to play more like Europeans

City coach, Benni McCarthy, says European players are faster and more aggressive.

McCarthy made the comments in reference to his team's match against Bidvest Wits, where City came back to win the match after a weak start. He added that he was working on upping the team's intensity.

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McCarthy went on to cite examples of European players such as Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling, who he says play at a very high tempo. 

However, McCarthy said that a crucial difference with these players was that they are able to maintain this high-energy play style throughout the entirety of a match.

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McCarthy said he wasn't sure why local players did not play in the same way, but he said that players needed to get out of the habit if they wanted to get results.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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