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    Clever Boys sail past Pirates

    Both sides started well enough and showed good attacking intent, the hosts with the majority of the possession and Pirates playing with pace on the counter. Tendai Ndoro was brought down by Hlatshwayo in the area early on in the 15th minute, and Oupa Manyisa cooly slotted away the penalty to hand Bucs the lead. […]

  • Gavin Hunt, coach of Bidvest Wits during the MTN8 Bidvest Wits and Orlando Pirates Joint Press Conference at the PSL Offices in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 25, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

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    Hunt Ready for Pirates Challenge

    The excitement has not stopped building as the 2016/17 season kicked off on Tuesday and the MTN8 kicks off tomorrow. Gavin Hunt told the members of the media that the team is expecting a tough game on Saturday. Many questions were asked about the new Clever Boys squad that handed Kaizer Chiefs their first defeat […]

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    Home is where the heart is

    The Wits University SRC last year began to raise awareness for those students who do not qualify for NSFAS funding.   Only about 10% of the Wits student population are NSFAS beneficiaries. The “missing middle” are the many students who fall just above the NSFAS threshold but are still unable to afford university fees.  They […]

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    The MTN8 battle lines are drawn

    The first round is structured so that the team at the top of the previous season’s table plays the team that finished eighth; second place plays seventh; third plays sixth and fourth plays fifth. The semi-finals are played over two legs. The MTN8 Quarter Final weekend kicked off last night in Cape Town with Kaizer […]

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    MTN8 Tickets On Sale

    Ticketpro has 811 distribution stores countrywide. For more information on ticket outlets near to you, please visit: www.ticketpros.co.za. MTN8 fixtures will kick-off on Friday, 26 August 2016. Bidvest Wits will host Orlando Pirates at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday the 27th of August. Kickoff is set for 20h15. Ticket prices are R80 for Adults and […]

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    Clever Boys set the tempo for 2016/17 season

    Gavin Hunt named four debutants in his starting eleven: new signings Monare, Rodgers, Mango and Mambo all getting the nod. The game was a tightly contested midfield affair with both sides getting early touches, finding their rhythm and feeling each other out. The first real chance fell to Rodgers, who was picked out by a […]

  • Bongani Khumalo of Bidvest Wits 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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    Khumalo: We know our pitch, we know it very well

    Bongani Khumalo shares his thoughts on the upcoming game and what the mood is like in the Bidvest Wits camp. “Everyone is feeling very positive; we have had a good pre-season. It has been tough, and I just think that everyone would like the games to start happening because the games are our reward for […]

  • 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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    SAFA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE WEEK 10

    The weekend’s results were as follows: U/13 SOE 0 – 3 BVW U/15 SOE 0 – 2 BVW U/17 SOE 3 – 4 BVW U/19 SOE 1 – 6 BVW The total results so far: Bidvest Wits U/13 – W,W,W,W,D,W,W,W,W Bidvest Wits U/15 – L,W,W,W,W,W Bidvest Wits U/17 – W,D,L,D,L,W,L,W Bidvest Wits U/19 – L,W,W,D,W,D,W

  • JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 20: Darren Keet during the Bafana Bafana arrival at OR Tambo International Airport on November 20, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images)

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    Darren Keet not concerning himself with dethroning Moeneeb Josephs, focused on improving Wits

    Keet returned to Wits after five years in Europe playing for KV Kortrijk in Belgium, having left the Clever Boys in 2011. The 27-year-old also harbours ambitions of winning the Absa Premiership following his return to South Africa and hopes Wits can improve on last season’s second-place finish. “I’m not worried about my chances I’m […]

  • POTCHEFSTROOM, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 13:Moeneeb Josephs  during the Absa Premiership match between Jomo Cosmos and Bidvest Wits at Olen Stadium on April 13, 2016 in Potchefstroom, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

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    Hunt: Moeneeb needs competition

    Keet joined the Clever Boys on a one-year deal, with an option for another, from Belgian side KV Kortrijk, shortly after also snapping up national under-23 shotstopper Kyle Peters last month. Hunt has since explained that the reason for the signings, saying the Wits goalkeeping department lacked depth, while Josephs’ age needed to be considered […]

  • Vincent Kobola of Cape Town City, Thulani Hlatshwayo of Bidvest Wits, Keagan Dolly of Mamelodi Sundowns, Vuyo Mere of Platinum Stars, Dean Furman of Supersport United, Oupa Manyisa of Orlando Pirates, Thamsanqa Sangweni of Chippa United and Siphiwe Tshabalala of Kaizer Chiefs   during the MTN8 Launch 17 August 2016 at The Tin Factory Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

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    Let The Hunt Begin

    The MTN8 is entering its 9th year and Bidvest Wits is competing in the competition for the 5th year in a row. The Chairman of the Premier Soccer League, Dr. Irvin Khoza together with Chief Consumer Officer at MTN SA, Larry Annette, announced the renewal of the MTN8 sponsorship for a further five years. The […]

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    Bidvest Wits' Gavin Hunt eyes Phakamani Mahlambi, James Keene return, accepts Sibusiso Vilakazi exit

    Mahlambi and Keene suffered serious injuries last term as Wits stumbled late into the title race with eventual champions Mamelodi Sundowns. Hunt, who doubts Downs will dominate again this campaign, believes the pair’s knocks contributed to his team’s poor finish to 2015/16. “We have James Keene and Phakamani to come in and more likely in […]