Baxter calls for Amakhosi focus

2012-09-17 13:09

Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter expects his men to retain their focus in their rescheduled Premiership meeting with Black Leopards at FNB Stadium on Wednesday.

Bad weather saw the original tie abandoned 34 minutes in at the same venue this past Saturday.

Amakhosi, who will top the standings should they win in midweek, were leading 3-2.

"We would have loved to continue playing after the storm but then it was difficult to do so as the hail could not be removed without removing the lanes," Baxter told his club's website.

"It is difficult when a game is postponed and rescheduled, it changes our entire program but as professionals we will have to prepare now for Wednesday.

"Leopards were always going to be tougher and they will not be different come Wednesday as for us we need to go out and finish the business.

"The players are obviously disappointed that the game was postponed but it was due to a natural cause. I am confident that they will show the same intent on the pitch come Wednesday."

Baxter added that he has yet to decide whether Siphiwe Tshabalala and Eric Mathoho will feature against Lidoda Duvha. Tshabalala is nursing a knock from international duty with Bafana Bafana, while Mathoho attended his uncle's funeral over the weekend.


  • Thabo Majova - 2012-09-17 13:35

    100% correct!keep da same mentality n da result will cum

  • nangamso1 - 2012-09-17 13:39

    Was it 3-2, not 2-0? plz verify your reporting before you print editor.

  • mlamli.tshaka.7 - 2012-09-17 13:53

    2-0 not 3-2 but I understand its only in Cape Town where journalist report on soccer but they have never been to soccer stadium ha ha ha ha

  • mondli.ngcobo.98 - 2012-09-17 14:01

    Lol bad journalism. The score was 2-0

  • mpho.c.moreki - 2012-09-17 14:02

    Chiefs was leading 2-0 not 3-2 as reported by news 24Clearly the news editor is a pirates fan,Leapards was not even close to scoring a goal,how can they reduce my team to such level?

  • Sello Matlaletsa - 2012-09-17 14:15

    rise khosi rise i cant wait for wednesday

  • Lucky Prince Masoeu - 2012-09-17 14:25

    Clearly the editor is predicting the final score here

  • Lucky Prince Masoeu - 2012-09-17 14:26

    3-2 is the final prediction

  • cosmas.ngwenya - 2012-09-17 15:54

    thank u jesus, black leapards r going 2 in finally, thank u lord 4 the opportunity.......

  • leko.dada1 - 2012-09-17 16:02

    No doupt about the reporter is a Pirate's fan ...

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