Bidvest Wits

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane backing Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs to do well on the continent

Pitso backs rivals to reach group stages

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is confident rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will progress to the group stages of their respective continental club competitions.

Match Centre

Next 3 Fixtures Venue
25/11 @ 15:00 vs Baroka FC Peter Mokaba Stadium
01/12 @ 20:15 vs Black Leopards Peter Mokaba Stadium
12/12 @ 19:30 vs Golden Arrows Bidvest Stadium
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
1 Orlando Pirates 13 6 5 2 5 23
2 Bidvest Wits 11 6 2 3 9 20
3 Bloemfontein Celtic 10 6 2 2 5 20
Top Scorers
  • Simon Murray - 4
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo - 2
  • Gift Motupa - 2
  • Deon Hotto - 2
  • Mxolisi Macuphu - 2
  • Haashim Domingo - 1
  • Buhle Mkhwanazi - 1
  • Keegan Ritchie - 1

Transfers

IN
from
Gift Motupa
Chippa United
Vuyo Mere
Free transfer
Terrence Dzvukamanja
Ngezi Platinum
Lehlohonolo Nonyane
Free transfer
Simon Murray
Hibernian
OUT
to
Sifiso Myeni
Released
Phumlani Ntshangase
SuperSport United
Anthony Gordinho
Royal Eagles
Buyani Sali
Chippa United
James Keene
SuperSport United

Team Information

Coach: Gavin Hunt

Nickname: The Clever Boys

Formed: 1921

Physical address: Sturrock Park, Raikes Road, Braamfontein

Home ground: Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg

Tel: (011) 339 1112

Website: www.bidvestwits.co.za

Email: info@bidvestwits.co.za

Twitter: @bidvestwits

Fact Box

Most starts: Peter Gordon (415)

Most goals: Peter Gordon (55)

Most capped player: Charles Yohane (Zimbabwe)

Most starts in a season: Andy Geddes 46 (1986)

Most goals in a season: Frank McGrellis 29 (1985)

Record victory: 14-0 vs Cardiff City (16/9/86, Mainstay Cup)

Record defeat: 6-1 vs Kaizer Chiefs (14/10/90, NSL)

Bidvest Wits - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Brighton Mhlongo
Squad Number: 1
Nationality: South Africa
Darren Keet
Squad Number: 1
Nationality: South Africa

Defenders

Denis Weidlich
Denis Weidlich
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: Germany
Robyn Johannes
Robyn Johannes
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Edwin Gyimah
Edwin Gyimah
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: Ghana
Lehlohonolo Nonyane
Lehlohonolo Nonyane
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Sifiso Hlanti
Sifiso Hlanti
Squad Number: 13
Nationality: South Africa
Buhle Mkhwanazi
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa
Keegan Ritchie
Squad Number: 27
Nationality: South Africa
Reeve Frosler
Reeve Frosler
Squad Number: 33
Nationality: South Africa
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Gerald Phiri Jnr
Gerald Phiri Jnr
Squad Number: 35
Nationality: Malawi
Daylon Claasen
Squad Number: 14
Nationality: South Africa
Gift Motupa
Gift Motupa
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa
Vuyo Mere
Vuyo Mere
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa
Deon Hotto
Deon Hotto
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: Namibia
Terrence Dzvukamanja
Terrence Dzvukamanja
Squad Number: 37
Nationality: Zimbabwe
Granwald Scott
Granwald Scott
Squad Number: 12
Nationality: South Africa
Bantu Mzwakali
Bantu Mzwakali
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Haashim Domingo
Haashim Domingo
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Mxolisi Macuphu
Mxolisi Macuphu
Squad Number: 28
Nationality: South Africa
Abednego Mosiatlhaga
Abednego Mosiatlhaga
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Cole Alexander
Cole Alexander
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: South Africa
Thabang Monare
Thabang Monare
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Elias Pelembe
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: Mozambique

Strikers

Thobani Mncwango
Thobani Mncwango
Squad Number: 27
Nationality: South Africa
Lehlohonolo Majoro
Squad Number: 45
Nationality: South Africa
Simon Murray
Simon Murray
Squad Number: 9
Nationality: United Kingdom
Kobamelo Kodisang
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Gabadinho Mhango
Gabadinho Mhango
Squad Number: 10
Nationality: Malawi