After the bitter divorce, where to for Popa?

Township Rollers PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Township Rollers PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Things have quickly gone south at one of the most decorated local football institutions as Township Rollers start to feel the full effects of an ugly divorce.

Jagdish Shah and Township Rollers have been lovey-dovey since around 2012, but it all ended in bitter circumstances on May 31. The relationship, to borrow from a cliché, has irretrievably broken down.

Now each party is back at their mother’s house, possibly licking their wounds. Without a doubt, for now, the only home that is warm appears to be that of Shah’s. Rollers could need some cooling period but cannot afford to mourn forever as they have some football business to take care of. There are defiant Popa fans who maintain life is good (LG) across the aisle without the presence of Shah and his bottomless cash. The bus has been stripped, with some jokingly saying it will soon be seen on the Maun-Gaborone route.

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