Absa Premiership

Baxter no closer to Bafana job

2017-04-19 19:41
Stuart Baxter (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - SuperSport United coach Stuart Baxter says he's heard no news with regards to him taking over as the Bafana Bafana head coach.

SuperSport announced last month that they would potentially entertain the idea of Baxter ending his contract with them and joining the national team setup at the end of the current domestic season.

Bafana have been without a head coach since Shakes Mashaba was sacked in December 2016.

It then emerged that Baxter had reportedly asked SAFA to allow his son Lee to be given the national team goalkeeper coaching job, should he accept the chance to take charge of Bafana for a second time.

Since then, and with SAFA already several weeks overdue in announcing the new coach, very little has been said on the matter.

And Baxter says he's currently in the dark as much as the public are.

"What can I tell you? I think the SAFA hierarchy has been away. I think they have spoken to SuperSport and it's an impasse that means I am not in the loop, I am (not) negotiating with anybody," he was quoted saying by KickOff website.

"I can't tell you any more. If you call SuperSport and speak to them."

It is believed SAFA president Danny Jordaan and CEO Dennis Mumble have been in the United States on official business.

SuperSport are set to take on Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday night, looking to avenge the 5-0 hammering they suffered to their city rivals last week.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.