Absa Premiership

Hunt relieved after victory

2016-02-25 08:27
Bidvest Wits (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town – Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt says that he almost had a heart-attack after his side edged Maritzburg United 2-1.

Daine Klate had given the visitors a 30th-minute lead, but United clawed their way back when substitute Gregory Maasdorp levelled with nine minutes to play.

However, deep into stoppage time, another replacement James Keene struck to break the hosts' hearts.

 “I almost had a heart-attack … I feel about 10 years older,” he said as quoted by KickOff.

“Teams have done it to us this year as well, but sometimes the soccer gods repay you a little bit.

“I thought we worked hard. They came at us second half, for sure, but I thought we controlled the first half. Daine (Klate) missed a tap-in before we scored and we missed two other chances, and then obviously James (Keene) at the end.”

The result means the Team of Choice stay rooted to the bottom of the table, while Wits remain seven points behind Sundowns, who also won on the night.

Read more on:    maritzburg united  |  bidvest wits  |  psl  |  gavin hunt  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 15 December 2017
Cape Town City FC v AmaZulu FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? 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.