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Cape Town City are not championship material yet‚ says Citizens coach Benni McCarthy after his team’s dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 Premiership victory over Bidvest Wits at Bidvest Stadium on Saturday night. It said something of the internal conflict that standpoint created with the natural competitive instinct of McCarthy — a winner throughout his career as a player — that when pressed he paused‚ drew a breath‚ then responded with with a grin: “Football is for winning.” City came back from 2-0 down at the break with three second-half goals against now third-placed Wits. McCarthy was asked about the growing confidence of Kermit Erasmus‚ who scored a second goal in two games and set up another as City bounced back from a 3-2 midweek defeat against Mamelodi Sundowns. “Like I’ve said‚ hard work beats talent‚” McCarthy said of the former Bafana Bafana striker‚ who has had a reputation for a low work-rate. “A lot of players play on the talent and then they forget that you still have to p...

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