Baxter ready for Bafana challenge

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter. Picture: Refilwe Modise

New Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes South Africa has enough players to succeed at international level.

Baxter, who signed a five-year contract with Safa, was officially unveiled as Bafana coach on Monday.

“I’m really looking forward to this latest challenge. If I wasn’t ready, I would not have accepted the challenge,” said Baxter.

“I believe the nation has enough players to succeed and I believe in my abilities; I’m very optimistic.

“I’m really looking forward to this latest challenge. If I wasn’t ready, I would not have accepted the challenge.

“I’m very optimistic if we can pull together, but don’t be too negative because it will affect everyone. I’m asking for buy-in from every South African.

“I will be going abroad to watch players who ply their trade there. I will watch every South African. They will get a fair chance.”

Baxter will begin his second spell as Bafana coach after the final league fixtures on May 27.





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