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Benni McCarthy and AmaZulu inspired by Kaizer Chiefs

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Oct 26, 2021

Benni McCarthy’s AmaZulu drew inspiration from Kaizer Chiefs’ CAF Champions League performance last season.

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Usuthu made history by qualifying for their first-ever CAF Champions League.

According to iDiskiTimes official website, they were inspired by Amakhosi. Chiefs famously reached their maiden final in the competition earlier this year.

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McCarthy’s side overcame the odd’s against five-time CAFCL winners, TP Mazembe.

“If Kaizer Chiefs can do it, I mean we can also look at the fact that knowing as well that it’s going to be the first time experience for a team like AmaZulu, Usuthu to be in such a big stage“, stated Xola Mlambo.

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For McCarthy, it is arguably his biggest accomplishment as coach.

Making history with the eThekwini-based club against all odds. Nobody imagined this when he took over last year.

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AmaZulu will be hoping to avoid the likes of Al Ahly when the groups are drawn in December or January next year.

They are Pot 4 alongside Al Merrikh (Sudan), Sagrada Esperanca (Angola) and Jwaneng Galaxy (Botswana).

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