- SuperSport United player Dean Furman revealed his disappointment at the resignation of former Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter
- The 31-year-old had hoped Baxter’s journey would continue to build continuity for the team
- Furman was in the dark as to SAFA’s approach, but called for a coach that understands South African football
SuperSport United midfielder, Dean Furman, expressed his disappointment at the resignation of former Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter.
Furman felt that Bafana were heading in the right direction based on their African Cup of Nations performance against Egypt.
Furman said, “He’s a fantastic coach and a fantastic person who gave absolutely everything for his players.”
The 31-year-old feels that continuity would have been achieved had Baxter remained at the helm.
Briefly.co.za also noted that Furman questioned the way Baxter was perceived within the country.
The defensive midfielder became instrumental to Bafana and started regular during Baxter’s tenure.
One concern that he raised is whether the South African Football Association (SAFA) would build on the current foundation or if they will try to start on a clean slate.
Furman asked, “What happens now? Does it start again?”
When questioned on whether a local or foreign coach should be appointed, Furman called for a coach that understands South African football and the players.
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