BidVest Wits’ first Caf Champions League outing against an African club giant was closely contested‚ and they learnt much on how to play these kinds of games‚ said Clever Boys goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs after their defeat against Al Ahly.
Al Ahly midfielder Saleh Gomaa has admitted that BidVest Wits gave them a bit of a fright before they were finally able to sneak through to the group stages of the African Champions League on Sunday afternoon.
Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt has never been one to mince his words and he’s set to once again eyebrows after saying his player Phakamani Mahlambi’s selection to Bafana Bafana is the worst thing that could have happened to the teenager’s career right now.
Gavin Hunt hyped it as the biggest game in BidVest Wits’ 96-year history and while his charges’ African Champions League showdown against Egyptian powerhouses Al Ahly was no football classic, the game certainly had its moments at BidVest Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Bidvest Wits have the gameplan and the type of quick‚ small forwards to beat Al Ahly said Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane‚ praising too Wits’ cleverness playing their Caf Champions League second leg match in the day.
Gavin Hunt says BidVest Wits’ African Champions League clash with Egyptian powerhouses Al Ahly on Sunday is the biggest game in the club’s 96-year history as he sweats on the fitness of some key players ahead of the second leg tie.
Mogakolodi Ngele struck twice as a much-changed BidVest Wits eased into the second round of the Nedbank Cup with a comfortable 2-0 victory over National First Division side Cape Town All Stars at the Athlone Stadium on Wednesday.
Bidvest Wits raised eyebrows on Tuesday when they announced that ticket prices for Sunday's Caf Champions League showdown against Egyptian powerhouses Al Ahly at Bidvest Stadium will cost a whooping R100.