Benedict Saul “Benni” McCarthy - International Appearances


The outstanding South African player obtained 79 international caps with his National Team, in which he scored 32 goals. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 12-11-1977
Country:  South Africa
Caps:	79	(W33-D16-L30 – GF93-GA98 – %51.90)
Goals:	32	(% 0.42 per match)
Age First Cap:	 19 yr 204 d    4- 6-1997 vs. Netherlands 0-2
Age Last Cap:	 32 yr 196 d   27- 5-2010 vs. Colombia 2-1
National Team Career: 12 yr 357 d


Cap  Goals     Date	Venue		Opponent       Score	Competition
 1	      4- 6-97	Johannesburg	Netherlands	0-2
 2	     11-10-97	Lens		France		1-2
 3	     15-11-97	Düsseldorf	Germany		0-3
 4           24- 1-98	Windhoek	Namibia		2-3	COSAFA Cup
 5            8- 2-98	Bobo Dioulasso	Angola		0-0	African Nations Cup
 6	     11- 2-98	Bobo Dioulasso	Ivory Coast	1-1	African Nations Cup
 7   4	 4   16- 2-98	Bobo Dioulasso	Namibia		4-1	African Nations Cup
 8   1	 5   22- 2-98	Ouagadougou	Morocco		2-1	African Nations Cup
 9   2	 7   25- 2-98	Ouagadougou	Congo DR	2-1	African Nations Cup
10	 7   28- 2-98	Ouagadougou	Egypt		0-2	African Nations Cup
11	 7   20- 5-98	Johannesburg	Zambia		1-1	
12	 7   25- 5-98	Buenos Aires	Argentina	0-2
13   1	 8    6- 6-98	Baiersbrom	Iceland		1-1
14	 8   12- 6-98	Marseille	France		0-3	World Cup
15   1	 9   18- 6-98	Toulouse	Denmark		1-1	World Cup
16	 9   24- 6-98	Bordeaux	Saudi Arabia	2-2	World Cup
17	 9    3-10-98	Johannesburg	Angola		1-0	African Cup Qual.
18   2	11   18-12-98	Johannesburg	Egypt		2-1	N. Mandela Cup
19	11   23- 1-99	Curepipe	Mauritius	1-1	African Cup Qual.
20   1	12   27- 2-99	Mabopane	Gabon		4-1	African Cup Qual.
21	12   10- 4-99	Libreville	Gabon		0-1	African Cup Qual.
22   1	13    5- 6-99	Durban		Mauritius	2-0	African Cup Qual.
23	13   18- 9-99	Cape Town	Saudi Arabia	1-0	Africa-Asia Cup
24	13    3- 6-00	Washington	United States	0-4	US Cup
25   1	14    7- 6-00	Dallas		Mexico		2-4	US Cup
26   1	15   11- 6-00	East Rutherford	Ireland 	1-2	US Cup
27	15    9- 7-00	Harare		Zimbabwe  	2-0 [1]	World Cup Qualifier
28	15    7-10-00	Johannesburg	France		0-0	N. Mandela Cup
29	15   16-12-00	Johannesburg	Liberia		2-1	African Cup Qual.
30	15   27- 1-01	Rustenburg	Burkina Faso	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
31   1	16   24- 3-01	Port Elizabeth	Mauritius	3-0	African Cup Qual.
32	16   25- 4-01	Perugia		Italy		0-1
33   1	17    5- 5-01	Johannesburg	Zimbabwe	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
34	17   14- 7-01	Durban		Malawi		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
35	17   15- 8-01	Stockholm	Sweden		0-3
36	17   10-11-01	Johannesburg	Egypt		1-0	N. Mandela Cup
37   1	18   15- 1-02	Mafikeng	Angola		1-0	
38	18   20- 1-02	Ségou		Burkina Faso	0-0	African Nations Cup
39	18   24- 1-02	Ségou		Ghana		0-0	African Nations Cup
40	18   30- 1-02	Ségou		Morocco		3-1	African Nations Cup
41	18    3- 2-02	Kayès		Mali		0-2	African Nations Cup
42	18   12- 5-02	Durban		Madagascar	1-0	
43	18   20- 5-02	Hong Kong	Scotland	2-0	Reunification Cup
44   2	20   23- 5-02	Hong Kong	Turkey		2-0	Reunification Cup
45	20    2- 6-02	Busan		Paraguay	2-2	World Cup
46	20    8- 6-02	Daegu		Slovenia	1-0	World Cup
47   1	21   12- 6-02	Daejeon		Spain		2-3	World Cup
48   1	22   22- 5-03	Durban		England		1-2
49	22   22- 6-03	Polokwane	Ivory Coast	2-1	African Cup Qual.
50   1	23   15-11-03	Cairo		Egypt		1-2	
51	23   19-11-03	Tunis		Tunisia		0-2
52	23    3- 7-04	Johannesburg	Burkina	Faso	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
53   1	24   18- 8-04	Tunis		Tunisia 	2-0
54	24    5- 9-04	Kinshasa	Congo DR	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
55   1	25   10-10-04	Kampala		Uganda		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
56	25   17-11-04	Johannesburg	Nigeria		2-1	N. Mandela Cup
57   1	26   10- 2-05	Durban		Australia	1-1
58	26   26- 3-05	Johannesburg	Uganda		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
59   1	27    4- 6-05	Praia		Cape Verde	2-1 	World Cup Qualifier
60	27   17- 8-05	Reykjavík	Iceland		1-4
61	27    3- 9-05	Ouagadougou	Burkina Faso	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
62   1	28    7- 9-05	Bremen		Germany		2-4
63   1	29   14- 1-06	Cairo		Egypt		1-2
64	29   22- 1-06	Alexandria	Guinea		0-2	African Nations Cup
65	29   26- 1-06	Alexandria	Tunisia		0-2	African Nations Cup
66   1	30    9- 9-07	Cape Town	Zambia		1-3	African Cup Qual.
67	30   12- 9-07	Johannesburg	Uruguay		0-0
68	30   17-10-07	Siena		Italy		0-2
69	30   17-11-07	Johannesburg	United States	0-1	N. Mandela Cup
70   1	31   26- 3-08	Atteridgeville	Paraguay	3-0
71      31   19- 8-08   London          Australia       2-2
72      31    6- 9-08   Port Elizabeth  Nigeria         0-1	World Cup Qualifier
73	31   11-10-08   Malabo          Equat. Guinea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
74   1  32   15-10-08   Bloemfontein	Ghana 	        2-1
75      32   19-11-08   Rustenburg	Cameroon	3-2	N. Mandela Cup
76      32   11- 2-09   Polokwane       Chile           0-2
77      32   14-11-09   Port Elizabeth  Japan           0-0
78      32   17-11-09   Bloemfontein    Jamaica         0-0
79      32   27- 5-10   Johannesburg    Colombia        2-1

[1] match abandoned after 82'



Total Record
 
Matches  Won  Draw  Lost  For  Against  Points  Percentage
    79    33    16    30   93-    98     82     51.90
 
Types of             Matches	Goals
Friendlies		27	10
World Cup Qualifier	12	 3
World Cup		 6	 2
African Nations Cup	12	 8
African Cup Qualifier	 9	 3
Nelson Mandela Cup	 6	 2
Other Tournaments	 7	 4

Total			79	32




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