Cape Town City Shows Benni McCarthy The Door

Former Cape Town City FC coach Benni McCarthy. image: @CapeTownCityFC/Twitter

announced the termination of their working relationship with coach Benni McCarthy.

The club broke the news by releasing a statement via social media at middnight.


“Cape Town City Football Club has terminated the employment of coach Benni McCarthy with immediate effect following a run of performance that saw the club win two in the last 18 games‚” City said in a statement on Monday.

“The club thanks Benni for his service over the last three seasons and wishes him well in his next endeavour. He now becomes an integral part of the club’s history and are proud of the successes we shared together.

“The club has appointed assistant coach Vasili Manousakis as caretaker coach‚ as the club prepares to announce the next chapter and new head coach.

“The future represents very exciting times for Cape Town City on and off the field‚ as we remain dedicated to our big plans and aspirations.”

McCarthy leaves the club after going nine games without a win. which includes first round exits in the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout. 


Assistant coach Vasili Manousakis will take charge of Cape Town City until an interim coach is appointed.


Meanwhile, City’s next encounter is on Wednesday in a league game at home to Polokwane City.