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    Booth praises Hunt’s tactics

    The Clever Boys passed the test with flying colours on Saturday afternoon when they knocked out the defending champions from the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup. Hunt showed some tactical genius to bring Booth on just after the hour mark where he helped form a three-man backline that allowed Siyabonga Nhlapo and S’boniso Gumede to […]

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    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, […]

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    Bidvest Wits reach Nedbank Cup final

    Josephs saved a spot kick from Reneilwe Letsholonyane and then saved from Siphiwe Tshabalala, only for the kick to be retaken on the referee’s instruction. But then Tshabalala blasted his second attempt onto the crossbar. Meanwhile Bidvest Wits were faultless from the spot, with ex-Kaizer Chiefs player Onismor Bhasera scoring the winner to book the […]

  • Sthembiso Ngcobo of Bidvest Wits challenged by Rooi Mahamutsa of Orlando Pirates  during the Absa Premiership 2013/14 match between Free State Stars and Black Aces at Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg on the 30 April 2014
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    Bidvest Wits held by Bucs

    It was a physically commanding battle on campus and it saw the Clever Boys, who are guaranteed third place, lose Papy Faty in the 25th minutes of the encounter to a possible season-ending injury. There was more than just the three points at stake for Bidvest Wits coming into this encounter, as they knew that […]

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    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 […]

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    Nhlapo: I can’t take all the glory

    The 24-year-old can be seen partnering Jabulani Shongwe in the middle of the field where the two have managed to form a near impenetrable wall in front of the backline. Bidvest Wits head coach, Gavin Hunt, has previously singled Nhlapo out as one of the players of the season and, while Nhlapo admits that the […]

  • 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

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    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 […]

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    Bidvest Wits in the Bayhill

    The youngsters endured a tiring road trip down to the Western Cape where they were a representative of the Gauteng region in this year’s edition of the Bayhill tournament. The one-time Metropolitan Cup winners sacrificed their Easter weekend to participate in the tournament where they put out a great display under testing conditions. It was […]

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    Clever Boys Unlucky Not To Beat Chiefs

    Gavin Hunt’s men hit the upright and saw a goal by Sthembiso Ngcobo disallowed in the second-half as they sit four points of second place. Bidvest Wits came into the game looking to further tighten their grip on third place and, at the same time, cause a potential upset to Chiefs’ aspirations of defending their […]

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    Shongwe: I love it!

    The deep lying midfielder, who has surprisingly made just ten appearances this term, has started to produce some stellar displays in the middle of the park for Bidvest Wits. He recently found the back of the net in the 2-1 quarter-final win over Bloemfontein Celtic in the Nedbank Cup and he admits he is happy […]

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    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 […]