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  • Shungu Ditiro of Bidvest Wits battles for the ball with Shakeel van Reenen of Milano United during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Milano United at Erica Park, Belhar on 27 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Metropolitan Cup Review

    Bidvest Wits played in 3 matches, against Chippa United, Atlantic Nacional and Mighty United. The young Clever Boys won two of the three games and drew one, securing the top spot for Bidvest Wits in group D. Bidvest Wits met SuperSport United in the semi-final. Coach Ceaser Maphalla had the following to say. “ I […]

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    Bidvest Wits Archives: Mainstay Cup 1978

    “3 Goals for Wits 2 goals for Chiefs ” – Black Ace newspaper “The fans screamed but Chiefs were beaten” – Black Ace newspaper “December the 2nd 1978 will go down in history as the day when the students from Wits University took the Rand Stadium as underdogs and thrashed firm favourites, Kaizer Chiefs 3-2 […]

  • Shungu Ditiro of Bidvest Wits during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Harmony Academy at Erica Park, Belhar on 26 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits Eliminated From Bayhill Tournament

    The Young Clever Boys earned their spot in the final four after having defeated Cape Town-based side Milano United via a penalty shoot-out, and they knew that a tough battle awaited them against SuperSport United, who swept aside Swansea City with ease earlier in the day. Ceaser Maphalla had to make do without the services […]

  • Nicholas Ladeira of Bidvest Wits gets away from Jean Andre Stroud of Milano United during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Milano United at Erica Park, Belhar on 27 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits To Meet SuperSport United In Semis

    Bidvest Wits progressed to the semi-finals of the Metropolitan Cup after needing a penalty shoot-out to secure a victory over Milano United on Sunday morning. The game ended goalless after full-time and extra time, and a penalty shoot-out was required in order to decide the quarter-final clash. The start of the game welcomed an exciting […]

  • Reeve Frosler of Bidvest Wits (c) celebrates goal with teammates during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Harmony Academy at Erica Park, Belhar on 26 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits Progress Into The Quarters

    It was the second encounter of the day for Ceasar Maphalla’s men, and they started off, once again, in a bright manner. Koketso Boshego stole a chance with just two minutes on the clock, as his long-range effort bounced off the chest of the opposition goalkeeper but no one was there to follow up. The […]

  • Sifundo Sibiya of Bidvest Wits celebrates goal during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Chippa United at Erica Park, Belhar on 24 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    All Equal On Match Day Two

    After a promising 3 – 0 victory over Mighty United, Bidvest Wits were eager to ensure they could secure their second straight victory of the tournament. The first chance of the game fell to Ceasar Maphalla’s side following some great passing work which saw Sibongakonke Mbatha lay a ball to Sifundo Sibiya. The youngster fired […]

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    Happy Easter

    Wishing all of our fans a festive Easter weekend. If you are travelling please be safe and adhere to the rules of the road. For the fans who observe Easter for its religious significance, may you and your family find it spiritually enriching.

  • Karabo Mojai of Bidvest Wits (l) celebrates goal with teammate Sibongakonke Mbatha of Bidvest Wits during the 2016 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup football match between Bidvest Wits and Mighty United at Erica Park, Belhar on 24 March 2016  ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits Show United Who Is Mightier

    The Braamfontein outfit were certainly the more dangerous side of the day as Karabo Mojai grabbed a brace and Tebogo Mothoa got on the scoresheet too. Luvuyo Mkatshana had the first opportunity of an attempt at goal when he chased down an open ball into the box. Sadly, though, he failed to control the ball […]

  • General view of participating club captains with the Metropolitan Cup trophy during the 2016 Metropolitan Premier Cup draw at the Sports Science Institute, Cape Town on 2 March 2016 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits at Metropolitan Premier Cup

    The Metropolitan Premier Cup as we know it today started out as an under 19 knock-out competition known as the Bayhill Cup and has steadily grown into one of the world’s most prestigious junior tournaments. The Bayhill Cup has been running since 1989 and in 1995, Metropolitan took over the sponsorship and the tournament was […]

  • Bidvest Wits Team Picture during the Gauging Future Champions Final match between Atletico Madrid and  Bidvest Wits on 19 March 2016 at Nike Training Centre Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

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    Bidvest Wits U/17: Bright Future

    12 teams from around the globe were invited to take part in the tournament, 5 of which where local teams. The 12 teams where divided into groups A, B, C and D. Each team played 2 matches against the teams in their own group and one cross-table match. The teams with the most points in […]

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    Nedbank Cup: The Players Have To Dominate The Game

    Magesi FC is a relatively new club from the Limpopo province, having only come into existence in 2011, but has already built a strong connection to the Nedbank Cup competition and have made appearances in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2016.The Limpopo-based club, who compete in the ABC Motsepe League, are the only side left from […]