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Gavin Hunt: 'You can't fault the effort, the heart and desire was there'

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Gavin Hunt (Gallo Images)
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Head coach Gavin Hunt was left frustrated after Bidvest Wits were held to a goalless draw by Golden Arrows in an Absa Premiership clash on Tuesday night.

The Clever Boys remain without a win since the restart of the Premiership, losing to Mamelodi Sundowns in their Nedbank Cup semi-final ahead of draws with Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in the league.

While Hunt's side dominated large chunks of possession at the FNB Stadium, they were unable to break through a stoic Arrows' defence.

Speaking after the game, a disappointed Hunt told SuperSport: "It has been the story of our season in front of goal, even before lockdown.

"I thought we played some very good stuff against a competitive team, I mean they (Golden Arrows) were biting in midfield and really pressing us.

"They had the chance, they hit the post in the first minute, and then we hit the crossbar twice. We had some great opportunities around the box we just didn't get the final ball and the final pass."

Hunt added that despite putting in the effort, his side are just unable to manufacture a win.

"You can't fault the effort, the heart and the desire was there. We are playing to win but it is not to be at the moment."

Wits ended the game on 41 points from 24 games, with AmaZulu up next on Friday.

"We play all the teams that are fighting down the bottom now, and those games are not easy. They are fighting their own corner, and we are fighting to climb the table.

"It is certainly still do-able to finish in the top two or three, but we have not made our games in hand count, because we certainly are lacking up front," said Hunt.


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