Bidvest Wits 3-2 Bloemfontein Celtic: Students pass Phunya Sele Sele test


Bidvest Wits 3-2 Bloemfontein Celtic: Students pass Phunya Sele Sele test

The Clever Boys netted two late goals to steal the game under the nose of Siwelele and keep their slim title dreams alive

Bidvest Wits recorded a 3-2 win over Bloemfontein Celtic in a league match which was played at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday. 

Phathutshedzo Nange opened the scoring with a stunning goal but Phunya Sele Sele netted three second half goals through Menzi Masuku and Andile Fikizolo

However, Haashim Domingo and Gift Motupa struck in quick succession to steal under the nose of Phunya Sele Sele. 

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The Clever Boys needed the points more than Celtic as they wanted to keep up with fellow title-chasers, and they started brightly as Nange fired them ahead in the 13th minute. 

Elias Pelembe was instrumental in the build-up to the goal as he forced his way into the Celtic box before finding the former Black Leopards.  

This was a dream start for Gavin Hunt and his team but they needed an insurance goal to kill the game off. 

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Celtic showed some sense of urgency midway through the half but what’s impressive was how they never let the goal keep them down. 

Wits tried hard to double their lead towards the end of the first half but Celtic stood firm to keep the scoreline at 1-0 going into the break. 

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