Benni to start for Pirates?

2011-08-11 14:11
Benni McCarthy (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates' new striker Benni McCarthy has been included in the 22-man squad that is scheduled to do duty for the club in the league’s opening game of the season against Black Leopards on Friday.

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Pirates coach Julio Cesar Leal has finalised his team that is scheduled to leave for Polokwane this afternoon (Thursday), and has included the former Bafana Bafana international in the travelling squad.
McCarthy's inclusion will put to rest the doubts that have been raised by some critics who were questioning his fitness. Another player that has also been included in the team is Rooi Mahamutsa. 

The central defender missed the club’s MTN8 game against Santos last weekend due to suspension. Mahamutsa’s availability will give Leal more defensive options against the determined Leopards side that wants to have a good start in their first game back in the PSL. 

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