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Benni: We Were Trying To Be Fancy

Benni: We Were Trying To Be Fancy

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 01, 2018 06:15 PM

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy felt his players were trying to be 'fancy' because they were playing against Mamelodi Sundowns. 

Read: Downs Advance To Nedbank Cup Semi-Finals

City bowed out of the Nedbank Cup after losing 2-1 to the Brazilians at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday evening.

Read: Nedbank Cup semi-final fixtures revealed

“This football is a funny old game. When you play such an opponent, you dominate and create chances and you’re supposed to put the game to bed... these footballers never learn,” McCarthy told SuperSport after the match.

“Good teams you don’t let up the ropes when you have them, unfortunately, we paid the price they’re a very good team. When they have the chances, they will put them to bed. They scored more than us. So now we forget about the Cup and focus on the league. It’s a pity because we played well.

“Congratulations to them. Next season we will come back stronger and hopefull,y we’ll learn from this.

Read: Nedbank Cup Semi-Final Fixtures Revealed

“We made individual errors and the players were trying to be fancy because we’re playing Sundowns and the whole of South Africa is watching this game. I think we should have been as simple as possible..

“The first goal came from an error from (Taariq) Fielies where he tried to make a trick and played a middle pass and we lost it boom we’re 1-0 down and our finishing also let us down.”


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fisto vs zebraditor Joined: 18 Oct 2016
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fisto vs zebraditor Apr 02, 2018 11:28 AM
Kabo yellooooooow masandawana
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Mtwesi Joined: 17 Aug 2016
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Mtwesi Apr 02, 2018 09:28 AM
Fancy results for you
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Tom Po KeCanon Joined: 16 Apr 2017
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Tom Po KeCanon Apr 02, 2018 06:08 AM
ben has been rehearsing a victory prepared speech to spike pitso. That's the main disappointment
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@azzaniawest Joined: 07 Nov 2017
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@azzaniawest Apr 01, 2018 10:29 PM
YOU SIMPLY DON'T KNOW HOW TO MASTER DUNUS, TINKLER KNOWS
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MakhiloBJ Joined: 31 Jul 2016
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MakhiloBJ Apr 01, 2018 08:14 PM
Inkinga ya- Bennie sewucale kuba nemlomo lomudze, kantsi useselitfwasana. Angati nje kutsi uyengwa yini. Usivile sibhakela kulomlomo lomudze.
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Michaeltshigama Apr 01, 2018 07:12 PM
U lost to a big n best team in Sundowns but don't worry coz next season ur going to reach quarterfinals again coz u will be against weak teams like Rats n Brown envelopes
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setlaboswana Joined: 20 Mar 2012
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setlaboswana Apr 01, 2018 06:59 PM
Hold your head high Coach, you lost to a Big and Best Team.

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