This is the second time Pretoria missed out on hosting its first F1 Grand Prix in over three decades after negotiations for the 2024 event collapsed.
Former Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann, Spain boss Luis Enrique and Feyenoord manager Arne Slot were touted for the job.
Benzema will join his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo in the Gulf kingdom after he moved to Al Nassr from Manchester United last year.
Lack of proper transition and culture are the main problems of Kenya Sevens team, former Kenya 7s speedster Collins Injera says.
City clinched a fifth title in six seasons on Saturday.