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Benni McCarthy gets a coaching job in Belgium

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Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy (R), who is in the process of completing his UEFA A licence, was unveiled alongside Belgian topflight side STVV new head coach Chris O’Loughlin on Tuesday 8 September 2015.Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy (R), who is in the process of completing his UEFA A licence, was unveiled alongside Belgian topflight side STVV new head coach Chris O’Loughlin on Tuesday 8 September 2015.

Bafana Bafana all-time leading goalscorer Benni McCarthy has been appointed assistant coach of Belgian Premier League club Sint-Truidense (STVV).

The 37-year-old former Ajax Amsterdam, Celta Vigo, Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United striker, who scored a record 32 goals for South Africa and won a Uefa Champions League gold medal with FC Porto in 2004, confirmed the news on his Twitter account on Tuesday.

McCarthy, who is in the process of completing his UEFA A licence, was unveiled alongside the club’s new head coach Chris O’Loughlin on Tuesday.

McCarthy played for Orlando Pirates before retiring from all football in 2013.

-Times Live RSA

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