Igesund salutes Benni's class

2011-11-07 10:12
Benni McCarthy (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Moroka Swallows coach Gordon Igesund felt Benni McCarthy was the difference in Saturday's Telkom Knockout defeat to Orlando Pirates.

McCarthy, Bafana's record goal-scorer, bagged a late brace, including a stunning free-kick in a 2-1 last-eight success at Dobsonville Stadium, with Luvhengo Mungomeni netting first for Swallows.

Igesund said: "I think Benni was the difference. He was outstanding. He showed his class. He held the ball up nicely, shielded it well. He scored a wonder goal and all credit to him."

The semi-final draw for the competition takes place on Monday with Bucs, Golden Arrows, Bidvest Wits and Santos in the reckoning.

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