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Madlala heaped praises on the Clever Boys

Bidvest Wits were crowned the 2016/17 Absa Premiership champions last night after their 2-0 victory over Polokwane City at the Bidvest Stadium in Braamfontein.

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 heaped praises on the ‘Clever Boys’. “The 2016/17 championship race will go down as one of the most impressive and highly contested battles in recent history. I would like to commend all the clubs that put a spirited challenge to the top honours.

“At the end of the day there can only be one winner and this time it was Bidvest Wits who earned the top prize. We would like to congratulate the club for this historic achievement. I’m certain that they will savor this moment for a very long time.”

The PSL and Absa will hand over the Absa Premiership trophy to Bidvest Wits on Saturday, 27 May 2017 at the FNB Stadium.