Ayanda Patosi (ex-Lokeren), will be revived under the wings of Benni McCarthy

The South African is competing in his native country with Cape Town City FC for the championship title.

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Ayanda Patosi (still only 25) ended up as 18-year-old in Lokeren, together with his South African compatriot Ebrahim Seedat. That second turned back quickly, Patosi made a name in our Jupiler Pro League. They are not always in a positive sense. Hailed for its velvety technique and creativity, is gradually abandoned after yet another case of disciplinary fornication.

In six years, Sporting Lokeren, he came several times too late back from holiday or interlandverplichtingen. The last time, during the winter break last season, he went even more back. Anyway, walked out of his contract in Lokeren.

Patosi popped up last summer on the Cape Town City FC, in the city where he grew up and where he and his crony, Seedat find. A club that last year was established, and in the first season right away the South African League Cup.

This season is Cape Town City FC even more ambitious. In addition to Patosi was with Benni McCarthy (40), a second ‘name’ is presented. McCarthy won the 2004 Champions League with FC Porto. In the season 2015/2016, he was just getting started as a T2 at Sint-Truiden, but now he gets so his big opportunity as T1. And it works nice. Almost halfway through the league fight Cape Town City FC in abundance for the title.

Patosi is as a number ten, the patron of the team. “There are more here baltoetsen than in Belgium, where there fysieker and directly played’, was the playmaker recorded as one of the reasons for its revival.

Coach McCarthy shows on the other hand, a suit is more critical in the return to his homeland. So wound he last week to still pretty on about how to move a home match against Maritzburg to an away game. The private Cape Town Stadium was taken to a been discovered, and the second stadium in Cape town was found to be inadequate playable.

“Here I am 21-year absence and a lot has changed in that time, but at the same time, actually also nothing’, fulminated McCarthy in the national media. “This is embarrassing. Football is in this country still not taken seriously.’

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