Editor's Blog 16.5.2017 11:59 am

Baxter spells out his Bafana mission

Stuart Baxter sat back in the Bafana hot seat for the first time in well over a decade yesterday at Safa House, discussing his mission for Part Two of his odyssey as head coach of the South African national team.

He spoke of a desire to help in the renaissance of Bafana, emphasising that the main reason he has decided to return, after leaving in rather fractious circumstances in November 2005, is that he sees a commitment to developing the national game in this country from the roots up. Baxter spoke of encouraging conversations with Safa president Danny Jordaan and CEO Dennis Mumble, which were hopefully a small continent more encouraging than the bumbling, incoherent way Safa have handled Baxter's appointment.

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