The Magic FC is a Cape-based team playing in the SAFA 2nd Division. The team is affiliated to Old Mutual Sports Club and is in partnership with the Old Mutual Academy.
The team was formed in 2003 as Old Mutual Academy but has been trading as The Magic FC since 2014.
In 2015 the team reached the last 32 of the Nedbank Cup but lost to PSL team Platinum Stars.
Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley is the Head Coach for the 2016/17 season. Dearnaley played for AmaZulu (1992-96), Hellenic (1997) and Seven Stars (97-98) before retiring. Dearnaley was the PSL top scorer in SA in 1992.
The former Bafana Bafana international with 15 caps. He started his professional playing career at Cape Town Spurs, in 1995. David Kannemeyer was a founding member of Ajax Cape Town when Cape Town Spurs and Seven Stars amalgamated in 1999.
Zane Alexander is the Assistant Coach this season. Alexander was a youngster at Cape Town Spurs when they won the double in 1995. He then moved to SuperSport United where he starred for the Pretoria-based team and earned National U23 team honours for his efforts in midfield.
Katherine is a registered biokineticist with a sporting background in football, previously playing for Stellenbosch University. Apart from private practice, she has been involved in youth development, club, and provincial sports in Western Cape and Mpumalanga regions.
Anella is well known in khayelitsha soccer circles and has devoted the last 5 years to being involved as a referee and as a scout. He joins the magic as team manager for this season after last season’s team manager, kurt lunzman, was appointed head coach at tableview fc
He Played for Trinitarians, Old Mutual and Vasco Da Gama. He coached Ajax Cape Town for 5 year between 2012-2017, won Copa Amsterdam Esad tournament in Germany, and Teborg tournament in Holland.
He played for Santos and Wynberg ST Johns before he went to coaching. Before joining The Magic FC, He coached Milano FC and RC Athletico.
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