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Bidvest Wits Know Who They Must Defeat To Progress In The CAF Champions League

By Soccer Laduma - Dec 30, 2017 09:00 AM

Bidvest Wits have never reached the group stags of a CAF tournament before, but they are just two ties away from achieving it in 2018 if they can put on a performance.

Gavin Hunt’s side was knocked out in the first round of the CAF Champions League by eventual runners-up, Al Ahly, this year despite a battling performance in Braamfontein and this time around they have an easier draw on their hands as they target a group stage spot.

Wits already know that their first hurdle will be Mauritian champions, Pamplemousses SC, whom they will face in February next year, but they have also managed to avoid any of the seeded teams in the first round. 

Read: Wits Discover CAF Opponents

Should the Clever Boys make it past the preliminary round, then they face a trip to either Angolan giants, Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto, or FC Platinum from Zimbabwe. Those two clubs will do battle as they too look to progress.

While Wits will be away for the decisive leg of their preliminary game against Pamplemousses, they will be at home for the second stanza of the first round should they manage to make it that far. 

Unlike the years prior to 2017, just two teams stand in the way of Wits and a group stage spot, and Hunt will be eager to let Wits proof their worth on the continent this year having won all domestic trophies available to him. 


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Realydoctor10 Joined: 18 Nov 2016
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Realydoctor10 Dec 31, 2017 10:27 AM
I support our teams to Cafe games but I don't see Wits make it this time because they're struggling to find the winning team even to PSL but let's hope anything can happen Hunt must add more strengthened to his tean
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Myaka weliPhefeni Dec 31, 2017 12:21 AM
Lets hope they wll not disapoint mzansi futball
Eric nkovani Joined: 12 Mar 2016
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Eric nkovani Dec 30, 2017 10:12 PM
Cowditor no news here group stages or not okusalayo Mvela is calling dem watch dis space
Love-downs Joined: 30 Dec 2017
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Love-downs Dec 30, 2017 09:45 PM
Guys guess who's hands r holding that trophy up? Mighty sundowns captain of cause who else. Look at the fingers next 2 the trophy, 7 phezulu
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Makaveli 99 Dec 30, 2017 06:34 PM
Small starless Team...
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Binda_Bucks1 Dec 30, 2017 05:44 PM
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No badges available Dec 30, 2017 02:57 PM
Hunt must treat these game like cup finals because for sure he has potential and resources.
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blackmeteor Dec 30, 2017 02:31 PM
They need to pull out all the stops to get somewhere, because their Premiership is a Horror Movie .
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S@ Velley thabane Dec 30, 2017 12:52 PM
@I believ wits
Mtwesi Joined: 17 Aug 2016
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Mtwesi Dec 30, 2017 11:47 AM
Wits is worried about relegation Mr editor not caf. They won't take it serious as usual
LAPO_MOLEBATSI Joined: 28 Nov 2011
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LAPO_MOLEBATSI Dec 30, 2017 10:46 AM
We all know its a 1st round exit for Wits

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