Gavin Hunt reticent over Darren Keet's omission in Bidvest Wits defeat to Orlando Pirates


Wits suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to Pirates, after defender Keagan Ritchie managed to head into the back of his own net from a Bucs free-kick at the edge of the area late on in the game.

Despite his heroics for the national team last month, Keet, who had not missed an Absa Premiership encounter this season prior to Saturday’s clash, was left on the bench and replaced by Ricardo Goss, who made his league debut for The Clever Boys.

Asked whether it was down to the 29-year-old’s recent form of 11 goals conceded in four games, Hunt refused to divulge the details behind his decision and assured internal measures were being sought.

“I don’t want to get into the why and how now, I don’t think it’s the right forum to do that, we do that internally,” said Hunt after the match.

“But I thought it was the right call [to put Goss in goal], and I’ll do it again if we had to play now again.

“I’m not going to get into that [Keet’s performance]. It’s not the right forum, sorry.”