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  • Gavin Hunt, Coach of Bidvest Wits  during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Bidvest Wits and Highlands Park at the Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 26 October 2018 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    CLEVER BOYS SUCCESSFUL IN LEOPARDS HUNT

    Bidvest Wits secured a 1-0 win over Black Leopards in their Absa Premiership clash at the Thohoyandou Stadium – The winning margin doesn’t do justice to Wit’s performance on the night. The Clever Boys got out of the starting blocks well against Leopards, where they should’ve been ahead as early as the 15thminute. The Clever […]

  • Cole Alexander of Bidvest Wits and Jemondre Dickens of Baroka FC during the 2018 Telkom Knockout semifinal match between Baroka FC and Bidvest Wits at Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane on 25 November 2018 ©Kabelo Leputu/BackpagePix

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    CLEVER BOYS SUFFER TKO SEMI-FINAL HEARTBREAK

    Bidvest Wits crashed out of the Telkom Knockout semi-finals with a 1-0 defeat away to Baroka at the Peter Mokaba Stadium. Baroka started the game well as Matome Mabeba scored a left footed free-kick from the edge of the box, after Buhle Mkhwanazi was deemed to have handled the ball. Cole Alexander almost equalised for […]

  • Deon Hotto of Bidvest Wits challenged by Bandile Shandu of Maritzburg United during the 2018 Telkom Knockout quarterfinal match between Maritzburg United and Bidvest Wits at Harry Gwala Stadium, Durban on 03 November 2018 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    Wits through to TKO last four

    The Clever Boys started well, when Scottish striker Simon Murray should’ve opened the scoring in the fifth minute after latching on to a poor pass from Siyanda Xulu, but Murray put his effort wide of the target. Maritzburg started to find their feet as the game progressed, Fortune Makaringe carving out the hosts best chance […]

  • Terrence Dzvukamanja of Bidvest Wits challenged by Sphiwe Msimango of Highlands Park during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Bidvest Wits and Highlands Park at the Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 26 October 2018 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys extend lead at the top

    The sides started slowly, with both coaches acutely aware of the importance of the three points on offer. Both sides created chances as the half progressed but it was Wits who looked the more menacing in possession. Mxolisi Macuphu went close after a layoff from Simon Murray, his volley forcing a world class save out […]

  • Simon Murray of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Bidvest Wits and Free State Stars at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 04 August 2018 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    Wits dull Stars Shine

    The Clever Boys netted the opening goal after 38 seconds, Simon Murray pivoting well to volley home a loose ball in the Stars area after a clinical buildup from the visitors. Wits looked rampant in the opening exchanges, Cole Alexander and Murray each having good chances to extend their lead within the opening 10 minutes. […]

  • Sibusiso Vilakazi of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Sifiso Hlanti of Bidvest Wits  during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville on 07 October 2018  ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    Wits held by Sundowns

    The Clever Boys were unlucky not to be ahead in the opening minutes of the encounter, Terrence Dzvukamanja’s header rattling the upright after a good delivery by Keegan Ritchie. Wits looked rampant in the heat at Lucas Moripe, pressing high up the pitch and causing trouble down the flanks. Sundowns were disciplined at the back […]

  • Simon Murray of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 football match between Cape Town City FC and Bidvest Wits at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 2 October 2018 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys school Citizens to go top

    New arrival Simon Murray wasted no time in opening the scoring for The Clever Boys in the eigth minute from the penalty spot, converting a penalty he won after being judge by the referee as being brought down by Peter Leeuwenburgh. The hosts looked to settle after their shaky start, Riyaad Norodien and Matthew Rusike […]

  • Muhammad Sulumba of Polokwane City challenges Buhle Mkhwanazi of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City  22 April  2018 at Bidvest Stadium  Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    City frustrate Wits at home

    Wits looked lively from the start, but lacked sharpness in front of goal. Polokwane looked to play most of their football on the counter, trying to catch The Clever Boys on the break. The hosts created a flurry of chances in the opening exchanges with Mxolisi Macuphu and Deon Hotto looking threatening. City were reduced […]

  • Keegan Ritchie of Bidvest Wits is challenged by Lebohang Maboe of Maritzburg United  during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Maritzburg United on 03 April  2018 at Bidvest Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys held at Harry Gwala

    Both sides started well, playing expansive, attacking football but struggled to put together anything menacing in the final third. The first real chance fell to Rashine De Reuck’s volley from outside the box testing Darren Keet from range, but he was equal to the task. The Clever Boys were looking good, creating chances from out […]

  • Mxolisi Machupu of Bidvest Wits challenged by Nhlanhla Vilakazi of AmaZulu during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Bidvest Wits and AmaZulu at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 29 August 2018 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys too good for AmaZulu

    The hosts were keen to bounce back after a disappointing loss against SuperSport United after their last outing in the Premiership and made their intentions clear when Gift Motupa opened the scoring in the third minute. The visitors struggled to keep up with the pace and movement of Wits, who dominated the opening quarter of […]

  • Evans Rusike of Supersport United is challenged by Thulani Hlatshwayo of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Supersport United on the 18 August 2018 at Bidvest Stadium / Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    Supersport end Clever Boys perfect start

    The hosts started well as they looked to continue the impressive run they have had in the early stages of their league campaign. Haashim Domingo had the first real chance of the game just after the half-hour mark when he controlled well but sent his volley flying just over the crossbar from inside the area. […]