Current coach for SuperSport United Stuart Baxter was presented to the media at SAFA House on Monday afternoon as the new Head Coach for Bafana Bafana replacing Ephraim Mashaba who was sacked back in December 2016. ICYMI: Stuart Baxter unveiled as the new Bafana Bafana coach.
Baxter will still coach SuperSport United until the end of the season. This is not the first time Baxter will be leading the national team. He had a short run back in 2004 from May 2004 to November 2005. He was however unsuccessful in getting the team to the 2006 World Cup.
“Stuart Baxter will name his squad for Nigeria on 25 May. The match will be played in Uyo on 10 June,” SAFA confirmed on twitter.
Watch Baxter talk about his short term and long term goals for the national team below.
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