Chiefs, Gunners: Beggars on a beach of gold

Mochudi centre chiefs PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Mochudi centre chiefs PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

It baffles the mind how two colossal brands; Mochudi Centre Chiefs and Extension Gunners have found a permanent place in the pit of poverty.

Both sides command massive support from across the length and breadth of Botswana, but that has not reflected in their bank accounts. Instead the clubs have become a fertile breeding ground for endless internal fights.

The wrangling has only helped to shove the darlings of local football further into the abyss. Something needs to be done and with urgency. For two consecutive seasons, Extension Gunners have needed reprieve in order to get a licence to play in the Premier League.

Editor's Comment
Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up