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  • Elias Pelembe of Bidvest Wits challenged by Khama Billiat and Siphosakhe Ntiya Ntiya of Kaizer Chiefs  during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Bidvest Wits and Kaizer Chiefs at the Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 09 January 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    CLEVER BOYS STUMBLE AT HOME TO CHIEFS

    Bidvest Wits lost the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the Absa Premiership log, with a 2-0 defeat to Kaizer Chiefs – In a match that was overshadowed by a controversial red card to Robyn Johannes in the 93rdminute. A tightly contested first half, saw both teams cancel each other out with […]

  • Elias Pelembe 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 EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP

    Bidvest Wits extended their lead at the top of the Absa Premiership table after staging a brilliant comeback to beat Free State Stars 2-1 at Goble Park Free State Stars got off to a great start as striker Harris Tchilimbou headed them into the lead from close range. Although Wits came knocking several times, Stars […]

  • Deon Hotto of Bidvest Wits celebrates goal with teammates   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 Reclaim Top Spot!

    Bidvest Wits reclaimed their spot on top of the Absa Premiership standings as the Clever Boys beat Baroka FC 2-1 in their own backyard. The Clever Boys came out the blocks firing with Lehlohonolo Majoro sending an early attempt into the side-netting, and soon after making the Baroka goalkeeper, Chipazeze work again to keep the […]

  • Simon Murray of Bidvest Wits celebrates goal  during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Golden Arrows  on the 12 December 2018 at Bidvest Stadium   / Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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    WITS, ARROWS PLAY TO THRILLING DRAW

    Bidvest Wits were unable to capitalize on an explosive start where the hosts scored two early goals, as Golden Arrows staged a massive comeback to share the points at the Bidvest Stadium. The Clever Boys got off to a good start and were awarded a penalty after 15 minutes after continuous pressure on the Arrows […]

  • 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 […]