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SAVE the date to­mor­row for the spe­cial sea­son 2 pre­miere of M-net’s pop­u­lar orig­i­nal lo­cal TV se­ries, The Wed­ding Bashers. The awe­some four­some will be mak­ing their way to 15 di­verse nup­tial cel­e­bra­tions across South Africa. This week we fea­ture Benni Mccarthy, a former foot­baller and now head coach of Cape Town City FC.

Mccarthy is Bafana Bafana’s all-time top scorer with 31 goals and is also the only South African to win the Uefa Cham­pi­ons League, hav­ing done so with FC Porto in 2004. Mccarthy has played for clubs such as Porto, Black­burn Rovers, Celta Vigo, West Ham United and Or­lando Pi­rates.

What are three things you can’t live with­out?

My fam­ily Wa­ter and food My com­puter

Win­dow or aisle seat?

Def­i­nitely aisle seat

Best ad­vice you’d give your teenage self?

Work ex­tremely hard, and en­joy ev­ery minute of the jour­ney

Best com­pli­ment you’ve ever re­ceived?

That I’m the big­gest in­spi­ra­tion in some­one’s life.

Hugs or kisses?

A book that you read in school that pos­i­tively shaped you?

How to be a great role model

What’s the hard­est part about be­ing a dad?

Be­ing away from my kids for long pe­ri­ods due to work

If you could sing a duet with any­one, who would it be?

Boys 2 Men, my child­hood idols

If you had one superpower, what would it be?

To be in­vis­i­ble ( So I can shop in peace)

What would your DJ name be?

DJ Ben­ni­mac

CO­ME­DIAN Tumi Mo­rake has re­leased her book

HEAD coach of Cape Town FC Benni Mccarthy

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