Baxter to stay with Chiefs until 2016
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has extended his current contract with the South African giants by a further two years which means he will stay with the Absa Premiership champions until 2016.
The English-born mentor joined the Glamour Boys back in the beginning of 2012/2013 season and went to with the double in his debut season and became the first coach to win the league title in his first season in charge and also went to clinch the Nedbank Cup.
The Kaizer Chiefs extended the contract of the former Bafana Bafana coach because they believe in continuity despite the club losing out on the early season silverware in MTN8 Cup and the Telkom Knockout Cup.
Stuart Baxter said on Thursday. “Football in the modern era is very often quick fixes and I think agreeing continuation with our cooperation means Chiefs would like to build something that last long time.
“I was told by my mentor, former Manchester City coach Malcolm Allison years ago. 'Success is not about how many trophies or medals you can cabinet. Success is about affecting people in a positive way and gaining people’s respect.'"
He added, “I would like to see us continuing to affect people positively and stimulate people stretch themselves even further.”
Kaizer Chiefs are second on the log and with 21 points after 11 matches and the defending Absa Premiership champions welcome University of Pretoria on Monday the 16th at the FNB Stadium, kickoff at 20h 15.