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Posted: 1 March 2014 Time: 18:08

Bidvest Wits came from a goal down to shock big spenders Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 in an Absa Premiership encounter at Bidvest Stadium on Saturday evening.

Goals from Sthembiso Ngcobo, Matthew Booth and Calvin Kadi cancelled out Dove Wome’s early strike.
It was a game in which Bidvest Wits’ players who are on loan from Sundowns were not allowed to play due to the standard clause in Sundowns’ on-loan player contracts. Unavailable for Gavin Hunt on the night was Kwanda Mngonyama and Denis Onyango.
But it did not matter as the home side were full value for three very important points in the League race.
Sundowns got off to a flying start with Wome prodding home in the fifth minute. Teko Modise’s ball into the area fell favourably at the Togo midfielder’s feet and he made no mistake tapping in from close range in his first start for The Brazilians since December.
Moeneeb Josephs made a string of saves before Ngcobo pulled the home side level in the 27th minute. Sibusiso Vilakazi played the ball wide to debutant Tebogo Moerane who’s superb first time cross found Ngcobo at the back post; the former Kaizer Chiefs striker put the ball past Kennedy Mweene from close range.
Then Rodney Ramagalela found the back of the net 10 minutes later but his effort was not allowed as the assistant referee called him offside.
Bidvest Wits took the lead seven minutes into the second stanza through former Brazilian Matthew Booth who headed past Mweene from a Sibusiso Vilakazi corner-kick.
Calvin Kadi secured the points for the hosts in the 65th minute with a crisp volley. A cross to the far post came in from Ngcobo and Kadi balanced himself before placing a volley past a helpless Mweene.
Sundowns had a couple of chances through Anthony Laffor, Rashid Sumaila and Lebohang Mokoena late in the game but Josephs was up to the task in goal.
The win moves Bidvest Wits level on points with Abafana Ba’Style in second place on the table.

Livefyre comments on this story...

Silver Line KBY
posted: 2014-03-01 16:23:45

Downs already 1 nil up. KO too late.

posted: 2014-03-01 16:26:13

We need all the 3 points tonight Masandawana

Double Champs.......
posted: 2014-03-01 16:51:00


posted: 2014-03-01 17:05:21

Yadla imoto entshontsha imali

posted: 2014-03-01 17:11:10

Lol how I wish to see de sky loosing so aftr de game coach will create an excuse

posted: 2014-03-01 17:21:38

lol lol wits doing their business hahahahaha

posted: 2014-03-01 17:26:04

Let's go StUdentS

posted: 2014-03-01 17:28:29


Jay Bee
posted: 2014-03-01 17:31:23

I said it and I'll say it again..... Sundowns is cursed! They can buy even Messi and CR7, they will still huff and puff!

posted: 2014-03-01 17:34:49


posted: 2014-03-01 17:35:16

Come on editor Dunusa is loosing 3-1,kwaaaaa Chockers. These bunch of loosers will not win de league

Fumigator {#Komphela Is A Spaza Shop Coach}
posted: 2014-03-01 17:36:52

Teko Modise is the curse carrier.

posted: 2014-03-01 17:38:01

Cowditot lazy, no Bucs update,

Fumigator {#Komphela Is A Spaza Shop Coach}
posted: 2014-03-01 17:38:38

Beeeeetha Bidvest Wits bethaaaa!!!

Ganyani AMPLIFIED(BucsBack2theTop )
posted: 2014-03-01 17:40:10

He madoda

sundowns without schut it's pretty average! !!

Glamour Boy
posted: 2014-03-01 17:40:24

It seems to me we are going to win the league before I anticipated.

Three 3
posted: 2014-03-01 17:40:53

Sundowns needs a coach

with due respect to Jingles my man how is your team moulded sir

i do not see any partten or organisation if TV coaches soma say where is player so and so Pitso will field him in the next game

Silver Line KBY
posted: 2014-03-01 17:52:29


posted: 2014-03-01 17:52:46

My Sundowns is uselesss very very very very very uselesss mxn xit yerrrrrrrrrr

Glamour Kidd
posted: 2014-03-01 17:54:05

In Pitso's own words."They deserve to be beaten".

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