Bidvest Wits attacking midfielder Elias Pelembe insists that the Students
were delighted following their 2-1 triumph over Kaizer Chiefs on Tuesday.
Boys got off to a flying start in the 2016/17 Absa Premiership season after
causing an upset over the Soweto giants in an entertaining clash played at the
Mozambican international was on target alongside Thulani Hlatswayo for Wits
while Chiefs grabbed a consolation goal thanks to Lorenzo Gordinho.
was the first time Chiefs lost the opening round of the league since 2008.
'Dominguez' as Pelembe is affectionately known, said that it was significant for the Clever
Boys to collect maximum points in their first game and they intend to keep the
(Gavin Hunt) told us that we’ll be playing a big game but we must not forget to
enjoy ourselves,” Pelembe said.
"I tried to
enjoy it; everyone in the team enjoyed themselves throughout the game.
importantly it was a win that we enjoyed most because the first league game is
always important every season.
could either break or make you, so we are happy to win the first one and it
boosted our confidence.
good to start by winning and I wish we can keep this momentum for the remainder
of the season.
early days I know but we are happy as a team.”
now shift the focus to their upcoming MTN8 quarter-final clash against Orlando
Pirates on Saturday while Amakhosi will be hoping to bounce back when they
face Cape Town City on Friday.