Hunt welcomes 'continuity' for Clever Boys

2018-11-06 07:39
Gavin Hunt
Gavin Hunt (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Wits coach Gavin Hunt is looking to build momentum for their Absa Premiership title challenge by reaching a second successive Telkom Knockout final.

Hunt's side lifted the TKO trophy last year after beating Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 in the final and they are bidding to become only the second club to defend the title in the competition's history.

The Clever Boys booked a semi-final date with Baroka in the 2018 edition courtesy of a 2-1 win over Maritzburg United at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Saturday.

Wits are flying high in the league and hold a one-point lead over Orlando Pirates with a game in hand, and Hunt has welcomed their cup run as they will once play once in the top flight this month due to the international break.

"If you get knocked out of the Telkom Cup (in the first round), you don't play football for two months. (However), we have another game now," he was quoted as saying by IOL website.

"After the FIFA break, there's been a bit of continuity. The cup is a greater leveller in South Africa or anywhere else in the world because you'll get some upsets."

Next up for the Braamfontein outfit is a home clash against Celtic on Saturday, while they face Black Leopards, Golden Arrows, Bakgaga and Chippa United in the league before the festive break.

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