Wits Aim For Possible MTN8 Fixture Against Sundowns
How Bidvest Wits Can Still Face Mamelodi Sundowns In The MTN8 Competition
Bidvest Wits will put up one last fight this weekend, as they remain hopeful to end off their campaign in the top eight of the Absa Premiership league standings.
The Clever Boys have endured a rollercoaster 2017/18 campaign after struggling at the bottom of the league standings for most of the season, before returning to the top eight and then finding themselves still watching over their shoulders.
Wits are currently 10th on the Absa Premiership league standings, although, could go into the eighth position should the results favour Head Coach Gavin Hunt on the final day of the season.
Wits will need to secure maximum points against NFD-bound, Platinum Stars this weekend, although, will need to hope that neither Chippa United or Bloemfontein Celtic secure victories on the last day.
The Clever Boys could even climb as high as the seventh place if they secure maximum points and the three teams above them were to drop points on the final day.
Should results go their way on May 12, Wits could face either Mamelodi Sundowns or Orlando Pirates in the opening encounter of the 2018 MTN8 competition, given their position on the log after the final whistle.
However, if not, Head Coach Gavin Hunt will be preparing his side for life without top eight football for the first time since failing to qualify for the 2011/12 campaign.