CAPE TOWN – Assistant coach Molefi Ntseki has been appointed as Bafana Bafana interim coach following Stuart Baxter’s resignation on Friday.
Baxter announced at a press conference he was stepping down from his role in charge of senior the national after a poor Africa Cup of Nations campaign where Bafana were knocked out in the quarter-finals.
In a statement, Safa said: “Given ha Ntseki has been with Bafana Bafana for quite a while now, it was felt that in the interest of continuity, and given the upcoming fixtures in September, Ntseki is best placed to follow through with the foundation that has been laid by coach Baxter.
“Ntseki, the current u17 head coach, is an entrenched student of Safa’s vision 2022, having (been involved) with all the national teams as well over the past few years, from the u20 men, as well as Banyana Banyana and the u17 women’s teams,” the statement continued.
The national body concluded that they have appointed a task team as the search for a permanent replacement for Baxter continues.