A prop by guard Kees Kwakman guaranteed Bidvest Wits proceeded with their winning run as they packed away the three focuses when they beat Moroka Swallows 2-0 at Dobsonville Stadium on Tuesday night.The triumph takes the Smart Young men to position two with 37 focuses on the Absa prevalence log standings, 10 focuses behind log pioneers Kaizer Boss while Fani Madida’s men stay established at the fourteenth spot with 19 focuses.
The hosts began better between the two sides and they ruled the incidents as debutant, Sipho Moeti unleashed a shot in the tenth moment, notwithstanding, he neglected to inconvenience Moeneeb Josephs.The Dube Birds appreciated great passes amidst the recreation center, however Gavin Chases’ men didn’t permit them to infiltrate and find some way or another to the crate as they failed to possess a direct assaulting player.However, in what was seen as a move against the run of play, the Braamfontein side led the pack in the 24th moment when protector Kees Kwakman opened the ball with his right foot into Greg Etafia’s objective from Sameehg Doutie’s corner.
With one moment left to go to the interim, the hosts missed a chance to even out when Felix Obada took a shot after great exchange between Lefa Tsutsulupa and Lantshene Phalane, yet his exertion was obstructed by Onismor Bhasera.Chabangu emulated with an alternate endeavor a couple of seconds after the fact yet it went straight to Josephs and the Understudies went to the break driving by 1-0.
With five minutes into the second-simpletons almost multiplied the lead when Swallows neglected to manage a cross, yet Rudi Isaacs surrendered a corner.Following Doutie’s set-piece from the left and a flick on by Papy Faty in the case which gave the approaching Kwakman an opportunity to complete with a volley from the far post making it 2-0.
Madida tossed in Siyabonga Nomvethe together with Luyolo Nomandela and their mix gave Buhle Mkhwanazi and Siyabonga Nhlapo issues, in any case, Josephs delivered an extraordinary recovery to deny Bhele in the 68th minute.The Dobsonville side demonstrated venture and pushed forward looking for an opener, however protector Larry Cohen’s header went wide off the post from Phalane’s free-kick. Madida attempted to rouse his charges and presented his substitutions, then again, it wasn’t intended to be as Minds left with the three focuses giving Swallows their third misfortune in progression.
Swallows are struggling at the moment and they are at the top 4 at the bottom of the log table,this loss will see them in a more compromising position on the log and it is vital for them to start winning games in the upcoming matches. Fani Madida’s side have not registered enough wins to secure a good position at the log table so the remaining matches are important for the Dobsonville side.Players like Syabonga Nomvethe and Lerato Shabangu are to mention a few are one of the players that will need to pull up their socks and make a difference in the club,Swallows can still bounce back but it is vital for them to start winning games.
Wits University on the other hand have done well in the league and a at the top 3 in the premiership log standings just behind Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.The club is a few points behind Chiefs and are fighting for the number one position ahead of the leading clubs.The club will be hoping that the Glamour Boys drop a couple of points in the remaining league matches as they are looking to close the gap.Kaizer Chiefs have widened the gap with ten points ahead of Wits University and Mamelodi Sundowns.
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Nedbank Cup tickets still available
The 2014/15 edition of the Nedbank Cup will kick-off today and the excitement is building up.Football fans are reminded that tickets are still available for the round of 32 fixtures. The first two matches will kick-off on Wednesday night – one in Soweto and the other in Nelspruit. Both matches will kick-off at 19h30.
The League has appealed to fans to pack the stadiums and set the tone for what we hope will be an exciting 2014/15 Nedbank Cup event.Tickets can be purchased at Computicket and Shoprite Checkers nationally for all the 16 matches. Tickets retail at R 40 for adults and R10 for children under the age of 12– the same pricing structure as the previous season.