Bidvest Wits beat Kaizer Chiefs 1-0

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Bidvest Wits have qualified for the Telkom Knockout final.

They beat 10-men Kaizer Chiefs with a solitary goal in a drama-filled semifinal match played at the Bidvest Stadium.

Since joining Chiefs Coach Steven Komphela is yet to win a trophy for the Amakhosi in an official match.

The Telkom Knockout on the other hand remains the only domestic trophy that coach Wits Coach Gavin Hunt has not won.

The last time Amakhosi lifted a trophy in an official match was during the 2014 and 2015 season.

They won both the League title as well as the MTN8. Last season, the Students achieved same as Chiefs. They bagged the MTN8 as well as the League title.

The Telkom Knockout was going to separate boys from men.

Indeed the turning point for Wits came in the first half when Wiseman Meyiwa of Chiefs, who clumsily trampled on Daine Klate.

This opened up an opportunity for Wits to punish Amakhosi.

In the second half, Chiefs pulled all the stops to attack Wits. They brought in striker, Gustavo Paez who proved to be a menace in the Wits defence.

Chiefs also threw substitute Dumisani Zuma in the fray and that put more pressure on the Students.

Amakhosi tried everything, but in the end the winner had to be the Students, who took their chances.