Gavin Hunt Benni McCarthy

Benni McCarthy’s shock sacking on Friday may have paved the way for Gavin Hunt to return to the PSL in a coaching capacity. Photo: Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Has Benni McCarthy cleared the way for Gavin Hunt to join AmaZulu?

Benni McCarthy’s shock sacking on Friday may have paved the way for Gavin Hunt to return to the PSL in a coaching capacity.

Gavin Hunt Benni McCarthy

Benni McCarthy’s shock sacking on Friday may have paved the way for Gavin Hunt to return to the PSL in a coaching capacity. Photo: Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Benni McCarthy’s shock sacking on Friday may have paved the way for Gavin Hunt to return to the PSL in a coaching capacity.

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McCarthy was given the boot, despite leading AmaZulu to second place in the DStv Premiership in his maiden full season which saw the KwaZulu-Natal side clinch a CAF Champions League berth.

The former Bafana Bafana striker has been linked with a move to Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates – and we’re likely to hear a lot more about that in the coming days.

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Hunt was sacked as coach of Kaizer Chiefs late last season and had a short – and unsuccessful – stint at the helm of Chippa United shortly thereafter.

Could Benni McCarthy be heading to Orlando Pirates?

He’s gone quiet in recent months, but the annual coaching merry-go-round is about to kick into gear as the season nears its close.

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Could Hunt be in line to take over at AmaZulu, with McCarthy heading for Orlando Pirates?

Or will Amakhosi give Stuart Baxter the boot, with AmaZulu snapping him up?

Watch this space!

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