Benni reveals involvement in Zungu to Rangers deal


Former Bafana Bafana striker – Benni McCarthy is still a custodian for South African football in Europe

The former Orlando Pirates goal scorer revealed recently that he suggested Bafana Bafana midfielder – Bongani Zungu to Scottish Giants – Rangers FC. The club’s coach Michael Beale reached out to McCarthy before making the decision to bring in Zungu to the club.

Zungu joined Rangers on a season-long loan deal from French side – Amiens, which could see him stay permanently at the club.

McCarthy rained praises on Zungu and described him as a complete midfielder and fighter, who is ready to convert chances on the football pitch and will definitely be an asset for Beale’s side.

I know Michael very well as we were on the same Uefa coaching courses together, so he phoned me for a chat about Zungu. When they were first interested in him they wanted to do some background checks,” McCarthy told The Scottish Sun.

They had a good idea of what kind of player he was and wanted my opinion on him as well. I told them they’d be getting a really good one if they signed him.”

Not only is Zungu a great player, he is a fighter.”

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