Johannesburg - Stuart Baxter is ecstatic after Kaizer Chiefs secured the league
and cup double on Saturday, having beaten defending Nedbank Cup
champions SuperSport United.
According to the Football411 website, After 90 minutes without a goal, Bernard Parker's well-struck
effort four minutes into extra-time was enough to secure victory for
Amkhosi at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
The weekend's cup triumph capped off an incredible season for the
Glamour Boys, who last week lifted their first Premiership trophy since
GALLERY: Chiefs win Nedbank Cup
For Baxter, who was appointed head coach at Naturena ahead of the
2012/13 campaign, it has been a dream first season at the helm of the
"I'm immensely proud of my players after this season, and just
immensely proud of what they were able to achieve in a cup final," the
Englishman said in his post-match interview.
"If someone had told me at the start of the season we would win the double I'd ask them what how much they were drinking?
"But as the season progressed, we all started to believe (we could do it)."
He added: "The first half (on Saturday) was a bit so-so, but then
the game opened up and we found pockets of play behind them to exploit.
"We then spread the ball around and used the field beautifully with controlled play... and I'm just absolutely delighted."
Baxter's success this past season with Chiefs could see him scoop
the PSL's Coach of the Season award, with the former South Africa chief
vying with Platinum Stars' Cavin Johnson and Bloemfontein Celtic's
Clinton Larsen for the accolade at the end-of-season ceremony to be held