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    I'll do Mahlambi's dirty work for him - Keene

    The two contrasting but highly effective forwards missed large chunks of last season with knee injuries and with their impediments‚ so died Wits’ chance of challenging Mamelodi Sundowns for the league. They both contributed goals in Tuesday night’s 5-0 hammering of Ajax Cape Town at Bidvest Stadium with Mahlambi being man-of-the-match. Hellings “Gabadinho” Mhango also […]

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    Wits duo delight Hunt

    Hunt reckons that one of the main reasons they lost the race last season to Mamelodi Sundowns was because they lost Mahlambi and Keene to injuries. Keene signed for Wits in January last year and scored eight goals from 12 starts in all competitions before a knee injury struck, barring him from action from March. […]

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    First round of the Champions league

    The semi-final round consists of two legs – one home and one away. Bidvest Wits will travel to Saint-Louis, Réunion for the first leg aginst SS Saint Louisienne Football Club.   The Clever Boys will depart for their long-haul flight on Friday the 10th February. The match will take place at Stade Théophile HOAREAU and kickoff is set for 21h00.  […]

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    Rampant Clever Boys put 5 past Ajax

    An inspired substitution saw Gabadinho Mhango net twice from the bench putting him among the scorers with Phakamani Mahlambi, James Keene and Thulani Hlatshwayo. Mahlambi opened the scoring in the 20th minute with a cool finish that slid under the Ajax keeper Jody February. Captain Hlatshwayo doubled the advantage 11 minutes later with a powerful […]

  • Gavin Hunt coach  of Bidvest Wits celebrates with Brian Joffe  during the MTN8 Final match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits on the  01 October 2016 at Mbombela Stadium  Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

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    Gavin Hunt - 3 Decades of Football

    How different is football now from when you started playing 36 years ago? “Football is completely different now, even the game has changed. If you take it from a football perspective the pitches are much better now compared to when we used to play. Some of our matches were played on dust bowls and very […]

  • Gv of branding during the 2017 Nedbank Cup Launch and Draw at Nedbank Head Offices, Johannesburg on the 02 February 2017©Muzi Ntombela/Backpagepix

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    The 10th Nedbank Cup - All is revealed

    Bidvest Wits will be playing away against Cape Town All Stars in what promises to be an exciting, fast paced match. We spoke to Buhle Mkwanazi to get his thoughts on the draw. “It’s a tricky draw because we don’t know anything about the team, but we are determined and taking the game seriously. Our […]

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    Bidvest Wits at the MDC Festival

    Having already made its way through some of the country’s biggest townships such as Umlazi, KaNyamazane, Tembisa, Mdantsane, Daveyton, Rocklands to name but a few, the Premier Soccer League together with partners MultiChoice, continue to stay true to the tournament’s founding promise of taking football to the people, and the community of Tsakane will be […]

  • Gabadinho Mhango of Bidvest Wits during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Maritzburg United and Bidvest Wits at Harry Gwala Stadium, Pietermaritzburg South Africa on 20 December 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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    Game Time for the Braamfontein Outfit

    There are 4 teams participating in the Cup. Bidvest Wits, Supersport United, Baroka FC and Mbombela United. The  Spectacular Cup will be played at Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga on Saturday the 21st of January with the first match set to kick off at 09h00. Both the PSL and NFD are currently on recess due to […]

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    Bidvest Wits have a spring in their step

    Some of the activities that the players will partake in are gym sessions, training, friendly matches and of course team meetings. One of the most important things on Coach Gavin Hunts agenda is to bring the team together and focus on fitness and match readiness. There are two transfer windows in every season and often […]

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    Bidvest Wits signs two new players

    Jose Ferreira, Chief Executive Officer of Bidvest Wits, stated: “Granwald Scott joins Bidvest Wits as a free agent from SK Slovan Bratislava (to whom he was permanently transferred and sold by Ajax Cape Town in January 2016), whilst Thato Tlhone joins us on a ‘pre contract’ and as a free agent, after his current contract […]

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    Clever Boys back in action

    The Braamfontein outfit are placed second on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 13 matches. The Urban Warriors are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 18 points from 15 matches. In head-to-head stats,  Bidvest Wits and Ajax Cape Town have met in 33 league matches since 1999/2000 season. Bidvest Wits have […]

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    Clever Boys go top of the log

    A physical and tactical first half ended goalless and saw the dismissal of Kurt Lentjies for the hosts after a studs up challenge on Ntshangase. Cuthbert Malajila’s goal in the 70th minute was cancelled out four minutes later by Mohau Mokate, resulting in the sides sharing the spoils. The best chance of the opening stanza […]