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Benni: Things Need To Change

Benni McCarthy: Things Need To Change

By Soccer Laduma - Sep 26, 2017 09:51 AM

Cape Town City head coach, Benni McCarthy, feels hard done by some of the decisions made during matches and thinks that something must be done about the situation.

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The Mother City-based club had yet another goal disallowed by a match referee during their Absa Premiership encounter against Polokwane City on Friday, this following a controversial incident in their clash against Orlando Pirates last week.

Speaking after the match, the City head coach admits that he might get into trouble for his comments, but feels that something needs to be done about the standard of refereeing in the Premier Soccer League.

“I think that moment called for 1998, Bafana vs Angola, when I just swung at that Angolan player, that’s how I felt today, I swear. Just last week I said, I know I am going to be in trouble, but who cares? We must make awareness, they have to change things. We boast that our league is the best in Africa and we are trying to get on par with the European clubs but we can’t sort our business out at home, we can’t get decent referees,” McCarthy told the media on Friday, September 22. 

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“I know I am young and it is going to get me into trouble but I would rather be in trouble but then the referee’s situation is getting sorted No, I am not defending or just lashing out, because I was on the winning side but if I had lost, I would have been madder than this.”

“But, this is me winning because I felt last week, against Pirates we threw one point away, we didn’t get a point because of bad refereeing and then today, almost exactly the same, so something has to be done,” the Bafana Bafana legend added.  


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LG_Ntlaka_Radebe Joined: 08 Aug 2014
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LG_Ntlaka_Radebe Sep 26, 2017 08:00 PM
Akuwinwa njalo baba
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majenz Joined: 21 Jul 2016
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majenz Sep 26, 2017 01:41 PM
I think pizza mosimane just got himself a partner in crying baby department, I mean this guy can't stop crying just like pizza when things didn't go his way
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SIVU1234 Sep 26, 2017 12:56 PM
Hawu, Nawe Benny Uzokhala njengo Pitso?? Suck it in Man.
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mkho ndlovu Joined: 21 Jun 2015
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mkho ndlovu Sep 26, 2017 12:20 PM
he has done nothing besides beating Wits and complain every game about referees. pkease just do yo job and keep your mouth.
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Realydoctor10 Joined: 18 Nov 2016
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Realydoctor10 Sep 26, 2017 11:48 AM
Well complain Benni i hope Safa will deal with Psl referee's because they said referee's decision is final but today is worse because is final even to wrong things they refused to judge even to proper penalties and they don't give red cards to players who misbehave themselves on the field
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BenZambrotta Joined: 14 Feb 2014
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BenZambrotta Sep 26, 2017 11:39 AM
Welcome to PSL my coach. Our Refs cost our teams big time and no 1 cares about it. It has always been every team and coach in sa's PSL.
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Sep 26, 2017 11:00 AM
I think Psl and safa are failing us as south Africans, I don't think they care at all, we pay our hard earned money to go to the stadium only for a referee to decide the outcome of the game, nonsense that has to come to an end

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