Register Login Scores


Doc: At The Risk Of People Thinking I’m Protecting Coach Stuart Baxter…

SportPesa ambassador, Doctor Khumalo shared his views in this week’s column on the recent Bafana Bafana AFCON qualifier against Libya, where the team ended the match in a 0-0 draw.

Head coach, Stuart Baxter has come under much scrutiny from the football-loving nation after recruiting his son, Lee Baxter as the goalkeeper coach. However, Khumalo believes that the coach made the decision based on what he has assessed over the past few weeks.

Check out Doc Khumalo’s SportPesa Betting tips for this week

“At the risk of people thinking I’m protecting coach Stuart Baxter, I feel people need to know and understand that as a head coach, you have a responsibility of putting a complete team together. You need people you can trust and people you feel are on the same page as you. It has nothing to do with favouritism or anything like that.

“It is just about principles and you can go anywhere and you will find the same principles. A new coach will come in, assess the setup and then make his recommendations. He won’t come in and tell you he doesn’t want this one and that one in his team.

“Whether he is right or wrong, time will tell. What I know is that you can tell when there are people imposed on the coach and when he’s made his own decision in his recruitment. It becomes evident for everyone to see and I believe the coaches should be allowed to make their own decisions and choices.”

To read Doctor’s previous column click here

To read the full SportPesa Clubhouse column, get yourself a copy of Soccer Laduma, issue 1090.

Listen to the latest Doctor Khumalo Podcast now

Get off the bench and score. Click here to register 

Doc: Are We Questioning The Current Players’ Attitude On The F...

Doc: You’ve Got To Take What You Have In Stock Into Consideration

Doc: It Was Never About Who Was Available In The Market


Top 5

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

8 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Chiefs’ CAF Itinerary After Swallows Shock  

43 Nov 26, 2020 10:51 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Worker Fired After Taking Pic With Maradona's Dead Body

15 Nov 27, 2020 09:34 AM in World News

Gould Signs With PSL Newbies

26 Nov 26, 2020 09:45 AM in Siyagobhoza

Insider Lifts Lid On Chiefs' Dax Drama

88 Nov 24, 2020 02:48 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Breaking! Pitso Clinches Second Champions League Title

299 Nov 27, 2020 10:57 PM in Players Abroad

Nurkovic Dazzles As He Shows Off Model SA Bae

14 Nov 23, 2020 04:28 PM in Footballers & Chill

Worker Fired After Taking Pic With Maradona's Dead Body

15 Nov 27, 2020 09:34 AM in World News

Courtois & De Bruyne's Messages For Anele

15 Nov 23, 2020 03:46 PM in Players Abroad

Agent: I’m Not Surprised By What He Did Against Chiefs

18 Nov 26, 2020 01:33 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Memela: Why I Left Pirates…

22 Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM in Orlando Pirates