Wits University F.C.
|Full name||Wits University Football Club|
|Ground||Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg|
|2014||USSA Gauteng League, 2nd|
|Website||Club home page|
Wits University Football Club boasts the largest number of members for any single sporting code in the university with two men's teams, a ladies teams and a junior program for prospective students.
The Men's & Ladies' First Teams represent the university in the University Sports South Africa (USSA) Football Gauteng league, and are regular participants in the USSA Football National Club Championships competing with the top 16 university teams in the country, held in December of each year. The Men's senior team is ranked 5th in the country following participation in the National Championships. The ladies narrowly missed out on qualification.
The USSA Football National Club Championships act as the qualifiers to the prestigious Varsity Sports Football tournament of the following year; with the top eight men's teams and four ladies' teams affiliated with Varsity Sports booking their place in the tournament.
The Men's First & Reserve Teams are members of SAFA Soweto, with the First Team playing in the Promotional League, playing for promotion to the SAB Regional League.
Wits FC's home ground is the Bidvest Stadium, located on the university's East Campus in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The stadium can hold up to 5000 spectators at capacity. The stadium is primarily used by Premier Soccer League outfit, Bidvest Wits F.C., as 50% of the stadium is owned by the university, while Bidvest own the other 50%..
Honours & Tournament History
Varsity Football record
USSA Football National Club Championships record
- 2014 – 5th
- 2013 – Did not qualify
- 2012 – 5th
- 2011 – Did Not Qualify
- 2010 – Did Not Qualify
- 2009 – Did Not Qualify
Shirt sponsor & kit manufacturer
- Shirt sponsor: None
- Kit manufacturer: Umbro
First team squad
As of 4 August 2015.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Coaching Staff & Technical Team
- Men's First Team
- Head Coach: Karabo Mogudi
- Assistant coach: Kgabo Ditsebe
- Fitness Coach: Restoration Sikhwari
- Team manager: Sanele Nene