Butler�s pragmatic approach pays-off

At his inaugural press briefing, Zebras coach, Peter Butler lit up when he spoke about how his previous teams played attacking football. While Butler’s Zebras are yet to corner opponents with flawless attacking displays, his pragmatic approach has been enough to yield progress to the group stages of the AFCON 2015 qualifiers, writes MQONDISI DUBE

Skepticism flowed through when the Englishman ventured into Botswana for his first African assignment in February. He had never taken charge of a national team before.  But the Englishman was tasked with major repair works after the Zebras’ form had taken a shocking nose-dive post a debut AFCON finals appearance in 2012.

Butler promised to blood youngsters while ensuring a graceful exit for the veterans who have loyally served over the years.

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