Cape Town City fire coach Benni McCarthy

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Former Cape Town City FC head coach Benni McCarthy issuing instructions to his players during the Nedbank Cup media open Day at Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town on 13 March 2018. File photo. Image: Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Cape Town City have terminated the contract of coach Benni McCarthy‚ blaming a string of poor results this season.City have won only one of their 11 matches in all competitions this campaign‚ which includes first round exits in the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout‚ the continuation of some poor form from the end of last season.

“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.

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