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    Bidvest Wits Reach Agreement With Mamelodi Sundowns

    Bidvest Wits FC are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement with Mamelodi Sundowns for the transfer of Sibusiso Vilakazi to Mamelodi Sundowns for an undisclosed transfer fee as well as the transfers of Cuthbert Malajila and Mogakolodi Ngele to Bidvest Wits FC. The players involved have all agreed personal terms with their respective […]

  • Thulani Hlatshwayo  of Bidvest Wits (3) celebrates a goal with teammates  during the Absa Premiership match between Bidvest Wits and University of Pretoria on 19 February 2016 at Bidvest Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

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    Hlatshwayo: We have got our eyes on the prize

    “Pre-season has been great so far and everyone is working hard. As a footballer, you can’t miss pre-season. Even if you are injured there are parts of training you have to participate in and complete the pre-season along side your team mates. Everything is looking good. After a good break in Malaysia, I’m ready to […]

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    Mahlambi: Wits best club in SA for me

    The 18-year-old made a sizable impact last season, his blistering pace, skill and finishing prowess seeing him being linked with a move to one of the big clubs in Gauteng. There have also been reports that Portuguese giants Sporting CP and Benfica are sniffing around the player represented by renowned agent Glyn Binkin. When asked […]

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    4 Young Clever Boys selected for Amijita squad

    The game will start at 15h00 at Dr. Petrus Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The winner will qualify for the CAF African Youth Championships in Zambia next year, with the best three teams on the continent earning a ticket to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea in 2017. SQUAD GOALKEEPERS: Mondli MPOTO […]

  • Tebogo Moerane of South Africa during the 2016 Cosafa Cup Semifinal  match between South Africa and Swaziland at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek Namibia on 22 June, 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits flag to fly high at RIO

    South Africa is in group A alongside Brazil, Iraq and Denmark. South Africa’s first match will be against the hosts Brazil on Thursday 4th of August. Second match: Sunday the 7th of August Denmark vs South Africa Third match: Wednesday the 10th of August South Africa vs Iraq The 1st quarterfinal will start on Saturday […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits in Action during the 2016 Engen Knockout Challenge at the Marks Park Sport Ground in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 31, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    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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    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 […]