Stuart Baxter and Molefi Ntseki Set to Take Over at Kaizer Chiefs After Hunt Was Given the Boot

Stuart Baxter and Molefi Ntseki Set to Take Over at Kaizer Chiefs After Hunt Was Given the Boot

- Stuart Baxter is set to take over from Gavin Hunt at the Kaizer Chiefs according to reports

- Gavin Hunt was unceremoniously dismissed with immediate effect from the Chiefs on Friday

- Baxter will work with Molefi Ntseki and they are predicted to take over before the semifinals of the Caf Champions League next month

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Stuart Baxter has been named by insiders as the next head coach at Kaizer Chiefs with Molefi Ntseki as his assistant.

According to Times Live, the former Bafana Bafana coach will take over at Chiefs. Stuart had previously coached the team in 2015 before parting ways with the club.

Stuart Baxter and Molefi Ntseki set to take over at Kaizer Chiefs after Hunt was given the boot
Stuart Baxter and Molefi Ntseki are reported to take over from Gavin Hunt at the Kaizer Chiefs. Photo credit: Steve Haag/Gallo Images, PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP
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Stuart had reportedly asked for Ntseki as his assistant before he returned to the club. The two worked together when Baxter coached the national team from 2017 until 2019 according to IOL.

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Baxter and Ntseki are expected to take the reigns of the club before the semifinals of the Caf Champions League next month.

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In the meantime, assistant Coaches Arthur Zwane and Dillon Sheppard are in charge of the club.

Earlier, Briefly News reported that Kaizer Chiefs have just announced the sacking of longtime coach Gavin Hunt. It took to its official Twitter account to share the news.

In the interim, Assistant coaches Arthur Zwane and Dillon Sheppard will take control of the senior team. The company has ominously said other announcements would be made soon.

Meanwhile, football fans have taken to the comments section to share their reactions to the news. While some welcome the change of things other social media users are concerned the wrong person got the boot.

Check out some of the comments below:

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@IamNdumisoMamba said:

"You guys are such a bullchid of management. Just sell the team or change its name to something else"

@ThaboFresh said:

"Look at wits, with all the resources spent, what did he achieve? two trophies in seven years is not an achievement especially when you even brought Pienaar on the fold"

In other news, When news broke that Gavin Hunt had been fired with immediate effect Mzansi couldn't stop speculating on it.

It didn't take long for Hunt to trend on social media as fans and experts shared their theories and opinions on the situation.

Hunt had helped the club achieve some historic milestones, but his efforts were deemed too little too late by the management.

Briefly News took a look at what people on social media were saying about Gavin Hunt:

@MbalulaFikile:

"Gavin Hunt is a good coach whatever happened between him and Kaizer Chiefs. He has proven himself over and over again with different clubs. We respect Kaizer Chiefs right to hire and fire. All the best to Gavin."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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