What the numbers tell us about Wits' PSL title triumph

Bidvest Wits have won the 2016/2017 Absa Premiership with one game to play. EWN looks at the league victory through the numbers you may not know.

Bidvest Wits players celebrate their match victory against Mamelodi Sundowns. Picture: Facebook.com.

JOHANNESBURG - Gavin Hunt and his Bidvest Wits team are the 2016/2017 Absa Premiership champions and not even a defeat against Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday will change that.

While you know Wits beat former defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns to the most sought-after prize in local football, do you know why the number 96 is significant to the Clever Boys?

EWN looks at some of the key numbers Wits' journey to glory:

1 - The number of league titles Wits has now won. This is the team's first championship.

2 - The number of competitions Wits has won this season. The team won the MTN 8 tournament earlier in the season.

4 - The number of league titles Gavin Hunt has won. He achieved the first three with SuperSport United.

6 - The number of league winners' medals winger Daine Klate now has, making him the South African player with the most league medals.

27.7 - The average age of the Wits squad.

60 - The number of points it took for the Students to win the 2016/2017.

96 - Wits' age.

858 - The cumulative age of the 31 players who made up the 2016/2017 squad.