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  • 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. […]

  • Mxolisi Macuphu of Bidvest Wits is challenged by Innocent Maela of Orlando Pirates  during the Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits on the 15 August 2018 at Orlando Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    Wits sink Buccaneers

    The opening exchanges saw the sides looking to establish their rhythm, with most of the action taking place in hotly contested midfield battles. The first real chance of the encounter fell to Justin Shonga who drew a great save out of Darren Keet to keep the sides level. The visitors were keen to ensure that […]

  • Cole Alexander of Bidvest Wits is challenged by Bernard Parker  of Kaizer Chiefs   during the Absa Premiership match between Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits on the 07 August 2018 at FNB Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    Clever Boys cruise past AmaKhosi

    The visitors started well, with the first real chance of the encounter falling to Thulani Hlatshwayo. His shot with the outside of his boot swerved toward goal but went just wide of the mark. Chiefs grew into the game and found their first real chance when Ramahlwe Mphahlele picked out Leonardo Castro but the striker […]

  • Deon Hotto of Bidvest Wits challenged by Goodman Dlamini of Free State Stars 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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    Bidvest blast past Stars in season opener

    The hosts started well, with Cole Alexander looking to make an early impact, his shot from range, however, flew over the bar from range. Wits looked fluid and well organised, testing Stars at the back. Captain Thulani Hlatshwayo was on hand to convert for Gavin Hunt’s men, tapping in at the far post after a […]

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    Clever boys gutsy comeback boosts top eight hopes

    The hosts started well and dominated the opening quarter of an hour, with Majoro coming closest when he rattled the crossbar after Elias Pelembe picked him out in the box with a good cross. After soaking up 35 minutes of pressure AmaZulu went ahead with their first real attack of the game, Michael Morton striking […]

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    Wits sunk by Bucaneers

    Both sides looked to grow into the game, keeping the ball and building patiently from midfield. Pirates looked to draw first blood, bursting forward through Luvuyo Memela, whose cross was deflected past Kyle Peters by Sifiso Hlanti in the 13th minute. Bidvest Wits looked to bounce back immediately and tried to create chances down the […]

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    Clever Boys out of Confed Cup

    The Clever Boys played out to a 1-1 draw at home in the first leg 10 days ago and needed an away goal to nullify the away goal rule which would see Enyimba advance. Gavin Hunt’s men started well, Daine Klate with the first real effort at goal in the 22nd minute picked the ball […]

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    Sundowns extend gap at the summit of Absa Prem

    Both sides struggled to find their rhythm in the opening exchanges, opting to move the ball around patiently in search of opportunities to be more expansive. The hosts created the first real chance of the encounter, Percy Tau picking out Sibusiso Vilakazi unmarked at the back post, the former Bidvest Wits midfielder was however foiled […]

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    Frustrating CAF Draw for Wits

    The hosts got proceedings underway and made the perfect start as Daine Klate capitalised on a mistake in the visitor’s defence to tap in at the back post and hand The Clever Boys the lead in the third minute. Enyimba were not going to take the home side’s fiery start laying down and found an […]

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    Mkhwanazi bags late winner

    The Clever Boys had not seen much match action in March but were intent on resuming their Absa Premiership campaign with the momentum they were carrying before the break. Gavin Hunt’s men made their intentions clear early on, Reeve Frosler finding space down the right flank before whipping in his cross but the Maritzburg keeper […]

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    Clever Boys dealt CAF Champions League blow

    Gavin Hunt’s men had it all to do after a late goal from Geraldo in the first leg handed the Angolan side a one goal advantage heading into the second leg. The hosts were eager to level matters early and it showed, their dominance and control of the game evident from the first blast of […]

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    Resilient Baroka scrape a point in Jo'burg

    The hosts continued to dominate and made it count in the 10th minute when Sifiso Myeni latched onto a flicked header by Thulani Hlatshwayo and volleyed his effort past Ayanda to hand Gavin Hunt’s side the lead. The Clever Boys didn’t have it all their way, with Baroka looking to break down the play in […]