Wits defeated in Mali from Djoliba


Bidvest Wits played the second CAF Confederation Cup game in the group stage. They played against the football team from Mali, Djoliba. The final score in this game was 1-0 for Djoliba.

Bidvest Wits start this game with a full-strength. There were minimum changes from the last game in CAF. They opened the group stage of this competition with AC Horoya last week. They can be happy with their debut because in his match they played draw.

Even now when Wits were defeated they have some chances. This was the first time in the last 99 years that these two teams are playing together.

Wits were looking for their first win in this tournament, specifically in the second half, but the ball didn’t want to go in the net. After this game, they can’t be happy, specifically because they are don’t have PSL results SA. But luckily they need to play more games than the other teams. They will have a chance to change this.


Wits vs Djoliba highlights

Before the game against Djoliba, we can see some changes in the Wits. Both teams from this match were played draw in the first game in the group stage. In the early moments of the game we can see Djoliba in action, they have one great chance in the 18th minute, but luckily Petersen saved Wits net.

Finally, the hosts scored a goal on the half-hour mark. The goal was scored by Boubacar Talatou, he scored the bottom corner and send the ball in the net. At the end of the first half Wits couldn’t make any short-range shoot, everything they can do was from the long-range shoots. But these shoots didn’t make any trouble for stoppers.

In the second half, the Mali side continued with fighting for a second goal. All this forced coach Hunt to make some changes in the team. Even after he replaced two players, the Clever Boys continued to have problems with shoots. But now they have chances, but they couldn’t score.

In the second half, Djoliba almost scored their second goal. Once again Petersen was in the right place. At the end of the game, Djoliba writes the first win in the CAF. They are now on the four points, while the Wits are on the one point from two matches.