- Benni McCarthy has won the hearts of many South Africans and his appointment as head coach of AmaZulu has come as welcome news
- Mzansi soccer fans took to social media to celebrate the news of McCarthy's appointment
- Benni McCarthy has an impressive record on and off the pitch and his skills and fiery personality are just what soccer fans want
Benni McCarthy, a giant in South African football, has been appointed as the new head coach of AmaZulu football club.
Fans have reacted with joy at the news of McCarthy's appointment saying that Sandile Zulu made the right move by selecting the veteran player and seasoned coach.
Twitter users flooded social media with their reactions to the news of Benni's new role as the head of AmaZulu:
"BENNI IN THE AREA!!! "
"Benni McCarthy has been confirmed as the new AmaZulu Coach."
"AmaZulu means business. Congratulations to Benni McCarthy on being appointed the new coach."
"People of KwaZulu Natal must support Chairman Zungu by getting behind their team."
"I'm happy that coach Benni Is back. He makes our League exciting. I can't wait to watch Amzulu play good football #Benni"
"AmaZulu have announced Benni McCarthy as their new head coach to replace Ayanda Dlamini. I am honestly ecstatic that @bennimccarthy17 has returned to the #DStvPrem , he makes pressers and post-match interviews fun again."
"Told Benni McCarthy has been given a 2-and-a-half year contract at AmaZulu to deliver his magic. "
"He says he's aiming for more than just a top-four finish with Usuthu."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that former South African soccer star Benni McCarthy has been unveiled as AmaZulu FC's new head coach. The 43-year-old has not been affiliated with any club for just over a year after he left Cape Town City.
AmaZulu's official Twitter account announced McCarthy's new position in a very excited manner. In the announcement tweet, the Durban club stated that McCarthy is "ready to drive the boys to Top 4 this season and beyond."
Fans seemed quite impressed with their guesses, as many already assumed that McCarthy would take over from Ayanda Dlamini who just recently stepped down.
Previously, Briefly.co.za compiled five fantastic facts about McCarthy on his birthday. McCarthy is one of South Africa's most well-known sports celebrities due to his charismatic nature and athletic prowess. He recently celebrated his 43rd birthday and Mzansi wished him well.
1. Record score
Benni holds the record for most international goals scored for South Africa.
2. Top scorer
He also happens to hold the record for most goals scored for Bafana Bafana.
3. He has an impressive record.
Benni scored 36 goals in 120 games and also managed to provide 6 assists.
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