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2019 AFCON QUALIFIER: NEW SOUTH AFRICAN COACH PROMISES EAGLES TOUGH TIME

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The new coach of South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, Stuart Baxter, says his team will give Nigeria’s Super Eagles a tough time when the two teams clash on June 10th.

Baxter said after his unveiling in Johannesburg that he hope his team will be very competitive with Nigeria.

He was appointed earlier this month as a replacement for Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba who was sacked in December last year.

The Englishman will start his second spell at Bafana Bafana with a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Eagles in Uyo in June.

Baxter, who signed a five-year contract, said he would name his technical team and squad for the Nigeria game on May 25th.

Baxter, had previously coached the 1996 African champions from May 2004 to November 2005. He will however continue to Coach Premier Soccer League side SuperSport United until the end of the season.

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