ABSA PSL: Cape Town City vs Bidvest Wits


ABSA PSL: Cape Town City vs Bidvest Wits

We'll get through this. CapeTownTogether
Follow our social channels for useful news,
daily local champions + find moments of joy
+27(0)72 350 2062
Ideas Cartel - 113 Loop Street

Will Cape Town City Finally Strings Some Wins Together?

The Citizens are trying to build some rhythm against Bidvest Wits

Despite a recent win, Cape Town City’s form has remained rocky despite hopes that appointing a new coach would change their fortunes. They welcome Bidvest Wits to the Cape Town Stadium on 18 January 2020. Will they be the ones receiving the lesson, or dishing it out?

Cape Town City started life post-Benni McCarthy with an impressive 5-3 home win over Polokwane City. But since then their form under the new coach, Dutchman Jan Olde Riekerink, has been shaky with two draws and four losses (one of which was against Wits). They recently earned a hard-fought victory against Baroka FC, but have another testing away fixture against top of the log Kaizer Chiefs before welcoming Wits to the Cape Town Stadium.

During that same period, Wits had three wins and two draws. One of those draws was against defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns.

Wits are currently in fourth position on the PSL log, seven places higher than Cape Town City. Considering their form and reputation as one of the top sides in the PSL, they are going to be a tough challenge for The Citizens.

City hasn’t been able to duplicate the form that made them title contenders last season. Besides the 5-3 win over Polokwane City, goals have been hard to come by, with just three goals in the six matches that followed that result. They’re currently in 11th position, dangerously close to the relegation zone, and will need a run of positive results to avoid a relegation battle later in the season.

This could mean a cagey affair at the Cape Town Stadium as City try to nullify the Wits threat, while improving their own attack at the other end of the field.

Tickets cost between R20 and R150, and can be bought at Computicket. The match starts at 6pm but get there early to avoid congestion.



Plan your soccer watching ahead of time with these comprehensive PSL Fixtures.

Can't get to the stadium? Here are places you can watch the game at.

If rugby is more your thing then get yourself geared up for the Super Rugby Season.

Supercharge your event? Our Events Support Programme gets results. Contact support@capetownmagazine.com or +27 (0)21 565 0415.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, ‘burbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and get quick access on the go by adding us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on Twitter ❤ Facebook ❤ LinkedIn ❤ Instagram ❤ Pinterest for updates.

Events In Kaapstad
Maart 2020
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

piano_bar5Head to the Rooftop for Bottomless ...

Pongracz flows at the Skybar, upstairs from The Piano Bar

the_om_revolution_2019Sunrise To Sunset Yoga On The Beach Or ...

Sociable, mindful, fun and affordable group yoga classes in the park or on the beach

african_relish_2019An Affordable Summer Food Adventure In ...

2 two nights accommodations, a half-day cooking course with lunch or dinner, and a recipe ...

extrablattWholesome Buffet Breakfast And Sunday ...

Hot food, cold food. Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays

akaIt's Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts Time

Southern Wild, Don Vino and more will make Sunday sunsets even better

dales_6Sunday Roast and Carvery at Dale’s ...

How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

Seafood, sunsets and sushi at Blowfish BloubergHalf-Price Sushi Every Wednesday and ...

And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

goudini_buffetA Sunday Buffet That’s Worth Taking A ...

Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

galileo_family19This Sunday: Summer Family Holiday ...

Discover what kid’s movies you can expect to see at the Kelvin Grove Club

SA Tattoo Convention(Postponed) More Tattoo Artists, Bigger ...

Express yourself and get inked by one of 90 tattoo Artists

rivertonesEnd Your Weekend On A High Note At ...

Five hours of non-stop live music by two amazing local acts

WeerStage lopen in Zuid-AfrikaReistipsTuinrouteBlogs uit Zuid-Afrika