With the Russian Vladimir Vermezovic exiting his position as the manager of Kaizer Chiefs the likes of Doctor Khumalo, Ace Khuse and Arthur Zwane had hold down the position while the management of the club went in hurried search for a replacement.
The announcement of securing the signature of the fiery Serbian was made via the official website of the club with a statement by the executive Chairman of the club; Kaizer Motaung saying it is a great pleasure getting Serbian Stuart Baxter on our side as the news manager of Kaizer Chiefs as he will fit into our strategy with so much wealth of knowledge internationally.
Also we see that his expertise being a coach instructor himself which make him a mentor for coaches and coach to be will also help the club in various ways to mention a few, the youth academy.
The Serbian also reacted positively to the announcement made by the Club Chairman as he expressed his happiness working with Kaizer Chiefs as he admitted that though it is challenging project but still exciting
Baxter’s coach career has spanned across the continent with clubs like Vitoria Setubal, Halmstads BK, AIK, F.C. Lyn Oslo, England Under-19, South Africa, Helsingborgs IF and Finland among others.