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  • Moeneeb Josephs of Bidvest Wits prays during the Absa Premiership 2015/16 game between Ajax Cape Town and Bidvest Wits at Cape Town Stadium on 21 May 2016 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

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    I was born a goalkeeper

    A goalkeeper’s role is known to be the toughest position on the soccer field. Not only must he guard the goals, but also lead the team from the back, have good instincts, and leave no room for mistakes. At the age of 15 – while walking to his first training session with Mitchell’s Plain United […]

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    Engen Knockout Challenge 2016

    The tournament is set to kick off on Friday the 29th of July with the opening ceremony being held between 12h00 and 13h00 at Wits Juniors Marks Park fields in Emmarentia. The defending champs Mamelodi Sundowns were drawn in group C. The young Clever Boys find themselves in group D alongside Soweto All Stars, Black […]

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    José Ferreira on winning culture

    “I have no doubt in my mind that the reason behind our recent growth as a club is because of the people who work tirelessly,who work together, not as individuals but as a team. We respect and trust one another. Our clear sense of purpose, our absolute and unwavering determination, our relentless perseverance and tenacity […]

  • Thulani Hlatshwayo of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 22, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    Hlatshwayo: Of course I take it personally.

    “We were on track at one point in the season and only four points behind Sundowns, the squad was riddled with injuries, Phakamani, James, Papy and even myself. It definitely affects the squad when your key players are injured. As a team, we are disappointed. We knew we were a few points behind the number […]

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    SAFA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE WEEK 7

    The U/17 and U/19 Rosina Sedibane team was not available and therefore no match was played between the U/17 and U/19 sides. The weekend’s results were as follows: U/13 BVW 5 – 0 RS U/15 BVW 7 – 1 RS The total results so far: Bidvest Wits U/13 – W,W,W,W,D,W,W Bidvest Wits U/15 – L,W,W,W,W […]

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    PHAKAMANI MAHLAMBI: “I PLAY TO BE REMEMBERED”

    Johannesburg-born Phakamani Mahlambi left home at the age of 13 with one desire: to make it as a professional footballer in a country with an abundance of raw talent, but one where many young men never realise their dreams. Now 18, Mahlambi is turning heads in his role as an attacking midfielder for Premier Soccer […]

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    Inspiring greatness

    The Academy consists of four separate age groups, under 13, 15, 17 and 19’s. Not only is football the main focus but education is a solid foundation in the academy and each child is motivated to excel off the pitch as well. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the […]

  • Moeneeb Josephs of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 22, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    2015/16 season Q & A with Moeneeb Josephs

    Q: Now that the season has come to an end what are your overall thoughts on the 2015/16 season? A: “It has been an okay season, it has been slightly disappointing for me more than anything else. Bidvest Wits Football Club brought in a copious amount of quality players and together we should have claimed […]

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    Phakamani Mahlambi grateful for family support

    Mahlambi, 18, is currently recovering from a torn ACL sustained in his club’s 2-1 win over University of Pretoria on February 19. “It’s going well,” Mahlambi said of his rehabilitation in the July issue of The Red Bulletin. “The doctors wanted to take some tendon from my hamstring to repair my knee but my pace […]

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    SAFA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE WEEK 6

    The weekend’s results were as follows: U/13 PS 1 – 11 BVW U/15 PS 0 – 2 BVW U/17 PS 0 – 3 BVW U/19 PS 1 – 1 BVW The total results so far: Bidvest Wits U/13 – W,W,W,W,D,W Bidvest Wits U/15 – L,W,W,W Bidvest Wits U/17 – W,D,L,D,L,W Bidvest Wits U/19 – L,W,W,D,W,D

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    2015/2016 Season in review

    The Clever Boys played a total of 41 games in the 2015/2016 season. That’s more than 3 690 hours of game time. The most goals scored in the season were by Daine Klate, Sibusiso Vilakazi and James Keene, scoring a combined total of 30 goals. Daine Klate scored his first ever hat-trick against Magesi FC […]

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    SAFA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE WEEK 5

    The weekend’s results were as follows: U/13 BVW 1 – 1 MS U/15 BVW 4 – 0 MS U/17 BVW 0 – 3 MS U/19 BVW 3 – 2 MS The total results so far: Bidvest Wits U/13 – W,W,W,W,D Bidvest Wits U/15 – L,W,W Bidvest Wits U/17 – W,D,L,D,L Bidvest Wits U/19 – L,W,W,D,W