Absa Premiership

Clever Boys send Tuks packing

2015-03-17 21:40
Cornelis Kwakman (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Wits sent the University of Pretoria packing from the 2015 Nedbank Cup after resounding 3-0 victory in a Last 16 match at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.

A first half goal from Cornelis Kwakman combined with two second half strikes from Sibusiso Vilakazi and Henrico Botes handed the Clever Boys the win while Tuks looked poor in attack.

Neither side was too threatening early on with the first decent chance on goal coming in the 25th minute, but Wits’ Papy Faty fired narrowly over from the edge of the box.

After a quite 35 minutes in front of goal Wits opened the scoring five minutes before the break when a goalmouth scramble inside the Tuks box concluded with Cornelis Kwakman volleying home from an acute angle on the left 14-yards out, 1-0.

Tuks alsmost drew level seconds later when Geoffrey Massa met a corner-kick at the front post, but he saw his six-yard effort superbly saved by Moneeb Josephs.

Ten minutes into the second half Wits doubled their lead when a left wing cross from Jabulani Shongwe was magnificently touched home by  Sibusiso Vilakazi from four yards out, 2-0.

The match was over as a contest in the 63rd minute when a superb 20-yard volley from Henrico Botes found the top corner of the net, 3-0.

Tuks tried to find some consolation and came close in the 80th minute when Bennett Chenene drove into the box, but fired inches wide from 16-yards out.

Wits kept it tight in the final ten minutes to keep clean sheet and move into the next round of the Nedbank Cup.

Scorers:

Wits (1) 3 (Kwakman 39’, Vilakazi 56’, Botes 63’)
University of Pretoria (0) 0

Teams

Wits: Josephs, Ntshangase, Hlatshwayo, Kwakman, Sheppard, Vilakazi (Jordan 82’), Motshwari, Faty, Shongwe (Pule 67’), Botes, Katongo (Doutie 66’).

University of Pretoria: Arubi, Ngubane (Chenene 46’), Shoyisa, Monyai, Jaure, Kekana, Matsi, Zwane, Mnyamane, Mosadi (Mfulwane 88’), Massa.

           

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