Cole Alexander delighted by his chance to work under Stuart Baxter


The 26-year-old was recruited from Polokwane City and will be looking to make an impact for Matsatsantsa where competition for a place in the midfield will be tough.

Alexander is nonetheless up for the challenge and relishing the chance to add to his game at SuperSport under the guidance Baxter, who was interested in signing him whilst still at the helm of Kaizer Chiefs.

"I am still growing and adapting to the playing style and I think with each club you learn something new. Throughout with my career I was blessed to be with very good coaches so wherever I was, I was coached by good coaches," he told the club's official website. 

"I am looking forward to learning and adapting to Stuart Baxter’s coaching methods. I believe wherever I go it’s always a different learning experience and I am constantly learning with each season that passes by."

The combative midfielder, who hails from the Mother City, compared the facilities at SuperSport United to those of his former clubs and concluded that his new surroundings were very favourable- likening them to the set-up at Ajax Cape Town. 

"I must say Ajax Cape Town is very professional. So those clubs that I have been to over my career such as Vasco Da Gama and Polokwane City I tend to compare the training fields and facilities between the clubs," said Alexander.

"I think that Ajax Cape Town and SuperSport United is more into detail with a lot of things and it’s those little details that make a difference."