Match Preview

Random entry RSS

  • Posted in:

    Team confident ahead of final

    It has been a pretty successful season for the Clever Boys who finished third in the league and are now competing for the Nedbank Cup title. The technical staff and players are upset they could not challenge for the league title all the way to the end of the Absa Premiership season, but they are […]

  • jospehs-sink-bucs

    Posted in:

    Josephs itching to sink the Buccaneers

    The shot-stopper has not only been a crucial force in between the poles for the Clever Boys this season, but he has been a natural motivator in the changing room all while providing some crucial experience. Against Kaizer Chiefs in the semi-finals of the competition, Josephs got the better of South Africa’s number one, Itumeleng […]

  • bloem-celtic-challenge

    Posted in:

    Celtic challenge for Clever Boys

    While coach Gavin Hunt is likely to use the final League game as an opportunity for his players to stake a claim for a position in the team for the Nedbank Cup final against Orlando Pirates next weekend, he will want to win the final League match as well. So it is likely to be […]

  • unbeaten-wits-host-maritzburg

    Posted in:

    Unbeaten Bidvest Wits host Maritzburg

    The Clever Boys have continued on in their fine stead, tallying eight games unbeaten in the league, but have played to three successive goalless draws. The latest stalemate occurred at home to Orlando Pirates, where Gavin Hunt’s men dominated proceedings, but failed to find the back of the net in their last three encounters. Still, […]

  • bidvest-slay-chiefs

    Posted in:

    Bidvest Wits looking to slay Chiefs

    Only 90 minutes separate the Braamfontein outfit from a berth into the final of the competition, but first they will have to overcome the reigning champions at the Bidvest Stadium. The two teams have a long history in cup competitions and this is the fifth successive season in which they are crossing swords in a […]

  • Sibusiso Vilakazi of Bidvest Wits battles with Happy Jele of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits on the 04 February 2014 at Orlando Stadium   © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

    Posted in:

    Bucs test for Hunt’s Clever Boys

    Bidvest Wits have gone seven games unbeaten in the league, but were held to a goalless draw by Kaizer Chiefs in a top-of-the-table clash last midweek. The Johannesburg team has claimed 28 points from 13 home matches so far this season as coach Gavin Hunt has developed his squad into a powerful force at home […]

  • bidvest-looking-move-second

    Posted in:

    Bidvest Wits hoping to move into second

    Bidvest Wits saw their winning run come to an end on four matches when they were held to a goalless draw by SuperSport United on Saturday afternoon. It was a sort of a homecoming for Gavin Hunt, who spent six years in charge of the Matsantsantsa, when he led his side out onto the field […]

  • will-bidvest-clip-swallows-wings

    Posted in:

    Will Bidvest Wits clip Swallows' wings?

    Wednesday’s match will kick-off at 19h30. The Clever Boys have been in good form and continued to outsmart their opponents when they recorded a third successive league win by overcoming Platinum Stars 1-0 in their last league outing. Asive Langwe came off the bench to score the only goal of the game in an otherwise […]

  • Onismor Bhasera of Bidvest Wits battles with Gabadinho Mhango of Bloemfontein Celtic during the 2014 Nedbank Cup match between Bloemfontein Celtic and Bidvest Wits at Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium in Botshabelo on the 13 April 2014
©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

    Posted in:

    Bhasera: We want the three points

    The chase will take full flight on Wednesday evening when Bidvest Wits play host to Moroka Swallows and full-back Onismor Bhasera is well aware of the challenge the Dube Birds pose. “It is a bit tricky because they haven’t been getting the results on their side, so they are obviously going all out and will […]

  • nedbank-cup-dream-in-sight

    Posted in:

    Nedbank dream in sight for Clever Boys

    Bidvest Wits’ Nedbank Cup run began in the last 32 with a 2-0 win over minnows AmaBEE, a Tembisa-based club that plays their league football in the Gauteng stream of SAFA’s Second Division. In truth, Gavin Hunt’s side did not produce a particularly impressive showing in defeating the lower league side, but second-half goals from […]

  • clever-boys-target-3-in-a-row

    Posted in:

    Bidvest Wits target three in a row

    The match on 9 April is set to kick-off at 19h30. The successful run for Gavin Hunt’s men has continued to see the Clever Boys stake their claim for a top three league finish with their latest win coming against an in-form Mpumalanga Black Aces. Striker Sthembiso Ncgobo continued with his prolific scoring form when […]

  • bidvest-face-aces-in-form

    Posted in:

    Aces test for Bidvest Wits

    But it¹s a good time to be a Bidvest Wits player as the Clever Boys have been on a great run of form of late. Gavin Hunt¹s troops have won five of their last seven league matches and their recent haul of points was added to when they gained a 1-0 away win at Golden […]