Gavin still hunting for success

2014-12-11 13:10
Gavin Hunt (Supplied)

Cape Town - Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt said he was absolutely delighted by what transpired during the Premiership fixture against Ajax Cape Town.

READ: Pitso frustrated by injury list

Wits handed a highly competent Ajax squad a 4-2 drubbing in front of their home fans, which is a clear indication, if ever one was needed, that his concerns about the team’s attacking prowess are being adequately addressed.

"We scored some good goals, played some good stuff," Hunt said after the fixture.

The big news on the evening was that Wits moved to the second position in the league standings, after Mamelodi Sundowns came unstuck against Orlando Pirates in Soweto.

Hunt indicated that he was quietly confident about the team’s prospects this season, especially after some of his tactical changes yielded positive results this week.

"We tried to do what teams do to us at home. Everybody sits off us, so we thought, well we'll sit off and we'll try and place in the space a bit more," said Hunt.

"We tried to create a bit more space because we haven't created enough when we play at home.

"I went the other way tonight, we dropped off and gave them 10 or 15 metres and played differently. I thought it was much better.

"We let them have the ball. At home we've been struggling because we've been going in and playing on the front foot. Even Chiefs last week, they hurt us three times from three counters, so we dropped off a couple of metres tonight to try and play a different way."

Read more on:    bidvest wits  |  psl  |  gavin hunt  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
29 October 2016
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
Ajax Cape Town v SuperSport United, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
Bloemfontein Celtic v Wits, Dr. Molemela Stadium 20:15
30 October 2016
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Highlands Park v Free State Stars, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Polokwane City, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.