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Benni: We suck in Africa

2012-07-06 10:29

Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates striker Benni McCarthy hopes the Sea Robbers can emulate their 1995 CAF Champions League success under the guidance of Augusto Palacios.

The Premiership, MTN8 and Telkom Knockout champions exited the event at the first hurdle under former coach Julio Leal in 2011/12.

And McCarthy, a UEFA Champions League winner with Porto, admits Bucs' domestic heroics mean little if they fail to impress on the continent.

"It's no good that we dominate South African football by winning two successive trebles, but in Champions League we suck," McCarthy said in the Sowetan.

"Palacios deserves to stay and this will give him a better chance of preparing the players for our next challenge."

Football411

Comments
  • chi.diphoko - 2012-07-06 11:05

    Yes benni thats true my man!!!!

  • joemols - 2012-07-06 11:46

    He must stay because he is the only coach that can field your old fat ass!

      pallazo.graneri - 2012-07-06 12:58

      And that fat'ass happens to score important goals that have helped to dominate SA football...Palacious should stay.

  • lawrence.masoes - 2012-07-06 13:49

    Joemols means ass-face in my language. Hahaha!

  • cosmas.ngwenya - 2012-07-06 16:17

    there is definitely no challenge domestically, its time to put more attention on the continent

  • bg.dlamini - 2012-07-07 11:45

    God bless this wonderfull team, kuzolunga!!!

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