Stuart Baxter has been heavily criticized for the provisional Bafana Bafana squad he assembled for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament, with the omission of certain players being the talk of the town.
South Africa is blessed with football talent and Baxter is spoiled for choice. The unfortunate part is the fact that not everyone will make the squad. Every position has five or six quality players but only one can play on the day.
Baxter went under fire after naming a provisional' squad, what will happen when he trims his squad to a required number? All holders of the green barcoded South African identity document are illegible to don the national team colours. But the tournament only accommodate a certain number of players.
Let's put our affiliations to domestic football teams aside for the greater good of the national team.
This article was written by a Soccer Laduma reader