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  • Steven Pienaar of Bidvest Wits during the MTN8 quarterfinal match between Bidvest Wits and Golden Arrows on the 11 August 2017 at Bidvest Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits signs SA football great Steven Pienaar

    Pienaar started his career at Ajax Cape Town before moving overseas to join Ajax Amsterdam in 2001. He then spent the last 16 years of his career in Europe, lending his skills to teams such as Everton, Tottenham and Hotspur. He is now back home and joins the Clever Boys under a one-year contract with […]

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    The Clever Boys look to defend the league title.

    After a high impact match against Golden Arrows, the Clever Boys will be looking to leave it all on the pitch against Cape Town City. The citizens, who are the youngest PSL team, started well in their maiden season finishing third in the Absa Premiership last year. Although the newcomers were no match for the […]

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    Defending champions showed heart

    The encounter was heavily marred by some questionable officiating in a match that saw three players and three technical team members dismissed.  The first real chance fell to Thulani Hlatshwayo who rose well, his header was scrambled off the line.  Moments later Lerato Lamola opened the scoring for the visitors against the run of play […]

  • Elias Pelembe of Bidvest Wits during the pre season friendly match between Ajax Cape Town and Bidvest Wits  at Ikamva, Cape Town on 15 July 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits ready to defend the title

    As a senior player in the club, Elias Pelembe has started enough seasons to know what it takes when you leave the locker room – preparation, calm and finesse. “We have been working hard and we are excited for the first game. Defending the title is important to us, but even more important is to […]

  • Thulani Hlatshwayo of Bidvest Wits during 2017 MTN8 Bidvest Wits Training Session at Sturrock Park, Johannesburg South Africa on 08 August 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    Hlatshwayo - “We do it for the fans”

    For Hlatshwayo, the 2016/17 season was the first time he tasted the glory of the podium and he is determined that it be more than a one-time deal. “Every player is looking forward to the game against Golden Arrows. Pre-season was tough mentally and physically, but this means the team is sharp and ready for […]

  • Gv of the launch during 2017 MTN8 Launch at the Galleria Conference and Eventing Venue on 7 August 2017 ©Aubrey Kgakatsi/BackpagePix

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    GAME ON - MTN8 kicks off the 2017/18 season

    The MTN8 fixtures start with the clash between The Clever Boys and Golden Arrows taking place on  Friday, 11 August 2017 at Bidvest Stadium. Bidvest Wits lifted the trophy for the first time last season with a victory against Mamelodi Sundowns. The returning champions will be looking to make their mark this season and hopefully win […]

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    Match Ready? The Clever Boys take on Golden Arrows

    Coming off their MTN8 and Absa Premiership wins last season, the defending champions are looking to make their presence felt on the pitch this season, starting with tonight’s game against Golden Arrows. While Gavin Hunt’s charges did perform well in the 2016/17 season they will not be underestimating the opposition. The MTN8 competition will be […]

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    Why I chose Wits – Steven Pienaar

    “There were other options but when I met with the coach (Hunt) … his interest in my family touched me, and it made it easy for me to make the decision. It is an honour to play for the (league) champions and I wanted to play in Africa, so the option was on the table […]

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    Wits Unveil New Players & New Kit

    Bidvest Wits unveiled their five new signings today as well as the new home and away jerseys that they will be wearing for the upcoming season. Steven Pienaar was the big-name signing that was introduced as a Clever Boy for the first time and he was accompanied by Daylon Claasen, Slavko Damjanovic, Kobamelo Kodisang and […]

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    Wits launch new 2017/18 kit

    Bidvest Wits have launched their new home and away playing kit for the upcoming 2017/18 season as the Premier Soccer League champions look to defend their domestic title. The unveiling took place at a press briefing with the Clever Boys’ new signings donning the 2017/18 jerseys that sees the club remain true to their traditional blue […]