Baxter throws Fortune olive branch

July 28, 2004
JOHANNESBURG, July 28 (Reuters) - South African coach Stuart Baxter has met with Manchester United's Quinton Fortune in an effort to persuade the midfielder to return to international soccer.

Baxter met with the 27-year-old in Manchester and said he was confident of persuading Fortune to return for South Africa's World Cup qualifying campaign.

'It was a very good exchange of views and I'm confident a breakthrough has been achieved,' said Baxter.

Fortune, 27, has ...

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