Bidvest Wits

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  • JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 17: Daine Klate of Wits and Thabiso Semenya of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium on May 17, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

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    Bidvest Wits midfielder Daine Klate explains PSL success

    Klate has played a key role in Wits’ maiden league triumph, as evidenced by his goal in the title-clinching 2-0 win over Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old has netted six times in all competitions this season, while he has provided 10 assists for the MTN8 champions. Klate previously claimed topflight […]

  • JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 28: Kaizer Motaung of Kaizer Chiefs and the PSL during the Premier Soccer League Chairman's Press Conference at PSL Headquarters on July 28, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

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    Kaizer Motaung issues congratulatory to Absa Premiership champions Bidvest Wits

    Wits clinched their maiden top flight championship after a 96-year wait, as Hunt’s side saw off challengers, including holders Mamelodi Sundowns, surprise packages Cape Town City, SuperSport United and Chiefs in the final run-in. “Congratulations to the Clever Boys,” Motaung told his club’s website. “Well done. They fought a good fight from the beginning, leading […]

  • Gavin Hunt, Coach of Bidvest Wits celebrates goal from Daine Klate, embraced by Moeneeb Josephs during the 2016/17 Absa Premiership football match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 17 May 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys summa cum laude

    Gavin Hunt will take all the plaudits, and deservedly so, but there were several exceptional men behind the creation of a championship-winning team at Bidvest Wits over the past four years, breaking a 96- year title drought. On Wednesday night, the oldest team in South Africa clinched their maiden Premier League trophy with a 2-0 […]

  • Bidvest Wits win the 2016/17 Absa Premiership title during football match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 17 May 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

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    Madlala heaped praises on the Clever Boys

    In the rich 96 years of club history, this is the first time that Bidvest Wits Football club have been crowned league champions. The Braamfontein outfit received a special message of congratulations from the CEO of the PSL. The Premier Soccer League congratulates newly-crowned 2016/17 Absa Premiership champions, Bidvest Wits. PSL Acting Chief Executive Mato Madlala […]

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    Gavin Hunt joins elite 'four title' club

    After guiding Bidvest Wits to the 2016/17 Absa Premiership title, Gavin Hunt joined Gordon Igesund and Ted Dumitru with four PSL crowns. It has certainly been a season to remember and with just one match day left, Hunt once again added his name into the history books. Hunt started his coaching career in the Mother […]

  • JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 04: Reeve Frosler of Wits during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Orlando Pirates at Bidvest Stadium on May 04, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

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    Wits to release Frosler to Amajita

    Wits drew hefty criticism from the South African Football Association, who launched a scathing attack at the club for refusing to release the teenager as well as winger Phakamani Mahlambi for Amajita duty earlier this month. The national under-20 side are currently in South Korea for the world showpiece which kicks off on Saturday, before […]

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    Scott: Wits title means everything to me

    Cape Town – Bidvest Wits midfielder Granwald Scott praised a fantastic team effort and described what it meant to him as Bidvest Wits were crowned Absa Premiership champions. The Clever Boys defeated Polokwane City 2-0 at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday to be crowned league champions after Mamelodi Sundowns were held to a 2-2 draw […]

  • Gavin Hunt, Coach of Bidvest Wits celebrates goal from Daine Klate during the 2016/17 Absa Premiership football match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 17 May 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

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    Hunt cites hard work to title success

    Gavin Hunt says hard work was the secret to Bidvest Wits clinching their maiden Absa Premiership title with one game left to be played in the campaign. Hunt joined an illustrious list of coaches alongside Gordon Igesung and Ted Dumitru, who have clinched the PSL title four times and a visibly emotional Hunt stated that the journey […]