Wits keep their place among the early league front-runners

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Bidvest Wits register another victory in the Premier Soccer League beating Stellenbosch FC with 2-1 at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.

Wits captain Thulani Hlatshwayo opened the scoring for the Students in 69 minutes. In just two minutes from the goal Hlatshwayo scored an own goal helping the visitors to equalise, before Gift Motupa rescued his side in the 88 minute.

The Clever Boys were the better team in the second half and their head coach Gavin Hunt says his side deserved a win.

The Braamfontein based side remains in the second place of the log table.

Out of four matches played Stellenbosch is yet to see a victory and the head coach Steve Barker admits his disappointment on the results.

The 51-year-old mentor adds that he has to go back to the drawing board before it’s too late. – Report by Sinovuyo Ndudane