Baxter blasts ‘cheats’

“MY biggest regret is when the rest of the world sees this kind of officiating they laugh at Africa. They will not take us seriously, and that is a concern.” That was Stuart Baxter’s reaction to Kaizer Chiefs’ ill-tempered 3-2 aggregate loss against A S Vita in the Caf Champions League on Saturday.

The Chiefs coach still maintained in his post-match interview after his side’s 2-0 victory on the night at FNB Stadium that Amakhosi had been capable of overturning the 3-0 deficit from the first leg in the Democratic Republic of Congo a week ago.

But he said referee Rainhold Shikongo’s “questionable decisions and a cheating” opposition meant his side never stood a chance.

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