Wits FC Women’s side looking to attack this season

CLASH OF THE NEIGHBOURS : L-R Wits FC’s Mid-Fielder Linah Maphanga and University of Johannesburg’s striker Molemo Mashigo at the USSA (University Sport South Africa) Gauteng Football League launch, which took place last Tuesday at UJ Soweto Campus.                                                                                Photo: Nqobile Dludla

CLASH OF THE NEIGHBOURS : L-R Wits FC’s Mid-Fielder Linah Maphanga and University of Johannesburg’s striker Molemo Mashigo at the USSA (University Sport South Africa) Gauteng Football League launch, which took place last Tuesday at UJ Soweto Campus.                                                                             Photo: Nqobile Dludla

Wits Football Club (FC) Women’s side coach Dennis Tshabalala emphasised the need to play attacking football against University of Johannesburg (UJ) Women’s side when the two sides meet at the Bidvest Wits Stadium on Tuesday night.

Speaking to Wits Vuvuzela, Tshabalala said: “The way we attack will be different tomorrow as it has (sic) been the area which we had to solve and I am confident we will score 1 or 2 goals tomorrow.”

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No more funding for recreational clubs

IN PANIC MODE: The Wits Fencing club is now expected to dig deep into their own pockets for maintenance costs among others. Photo: Nqobile Dludla

IN PANIC MODE: The Wits Fencing club is now expected to dig deep into their own pockets for maintenance costs among others.                                                                                                                             Photo: Nqobile Dludla

The Wits Fencing Club was shocked late last year when they were notified that they will no longer receive their yearly budget due to changes rolled out by Wits Sports this year.

Wits Fencing Club chairperson Natalija Cerimaj was told that all recreational clubs have to be either financially independent or merge with an outside club.

The Wits Fencing Club is one of many recreational clubs who will no longer receive financial support from Wits Sport unlike the top five clubs (rugby, hockey, cricket, football and basketball) categorised as high performance.

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University Derby to kick-off Nedbank Cup last 16 stage

SCHOOLING EACH OTHER: The Clever Boys is set to solidify its Nedbank Cup campaign when they take on University of Pretoria on March 17. Photo: Nqobile Dludla

SCHOOLING EACH OTHER: The Clever Boys is set to solidify its Nedbank Cup campaign when they take on University of Pretoria on March 17.                                                                                       Photo: Nqobile Dludla

The two clubs that have their roots from institutions of higher learning, Bidvest Wits and University of Pretoria will kick-off the last 16 stages of the 2014/15 Nedbank Cup on Tuesday, 17 March 2015.

This was confirmed by the Premier Soccer League today following a meeting of the Organising Committee this morning. The opening fixture of the last 16 will kick-off at 19h30 at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg.

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Bidvest Wits take over Mamelodi Sundowns’ second place

DOWN TO THIRD PLACE: Mamelodi Sundowns dropped to third place with 37 points on the table while Sibusiso Vilakazi’s 1-0 lead moved Bidvest Wits up to second place with 40 points. Photo: Nqobile Dludla

DOWN TO THIRD PLACE: Mamelodi Sundowns dropped to third place with 37 points on the table while Sibusiso Vilakazi’s 1-0 lead moved Bidvest Wits up to second place with 40 points.                                                       Photo: Nqobile Dludla

A second half victory goal from Sibusiso Vilakazi ended the defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns 15 game unbeaten run in the league at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday night.

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The Clever Boys get their own TV show

THE TIME IS NOW: Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt during an interview with local broadcasters ahead of the team’s first leg CAF Confederations Cup clash with the Royal Leopards.    Photo: Nqobile Dludla

THE TIME IS NOW: Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt during an interview with local broadcasters ahead of the team’s first leg CAF Confederations Cup clash with the Royal Leopards. Photo: Nqobile Dludla

Loyal Bidvest Wits fans will now get exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and news when Bidvest Wits Football Club premiers its own show next month.

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Hunt praises Wits ‘kids’ after CAF debut

PLAYER OF THE FUTURE: Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt praised the performance of Markus Lecki, one of the new signings for the team. Photo: Nqobile Dludla.

PLAYER OF THE FUTURE: Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt praised the performance of Markus Lecki, one of the new signings for the team.                                                                Photo: Nqobile Dludla.

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt was full of praise for his newly signed players after The Clever Boys tamed Swaziland’s Royal Leopards in the CAF Confederations Cup first leg at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday.

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It’s not that I hate Valentine’s Day, I just pretend not to care

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I still remember it like it was just yesterday when I sat down on my three quarter bed in my res room. I had thought to myself “Fudge Nqo! Why do you care so much that he didn’t at least say ‘Happy Valentine’s Day Babe’ or something. After all have you forgotten that you don’t care about this day anyway?”

I sat quietly in my room with the curtains slightly drawn to block the mid morning sun piercing through my window and settling on my study desk just opposite the window.  “One day…..I’ll get my Rose”…….I whispered to myself.

It was not the first time….

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