New Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter feels he has so far kept to his word after leading the side to an inaugural Gauteng Cup success at the weekend
Baxter was appointed full-time Amakhosi coach in May following the sacking of Vladimir Vermezovic towards the end of last season, and the former Bafana Bafana tactician’s presence at Naturena already looks to have had a positive impact.
Chiefs eased past Moroka Swallows 3-0 in the semi-final, Baxter’s first match in charge of the team, before seeing off Bidvest Wits on penalties in Sunday’s climax.
Baxter feels he is living up to his word by reviving the Soweto giants’ best form, telling SuperSport: “I made a promise to play good football when I came to Chiefs and today we played well.
“We will keep trying to maintain those smiles on the faces of our supporters. We are still busy getting the team to play in a certain way so this is still work in progress.”
Chiefs have already brought in a multitude of new faces during the transfer period, but the coach would not rule out bringing in one or two more before the close of the window at the end of August.
“We will monitor the market closely and if there are players that I think we need, we will try to get them and strengthen our squad,” he added.