Why sport should get priority at stadiums

Gaborone United were almost left red-faced after their clash with AS Vita was thrown into doubt over the availability of the National Stadium.

The stadium was booked for a church service between Friday and Sunday morning. GU had to settle for a 6pm kick-off yesterday and thankfully, reason prevailed to ensure the match goes ahead.

There was the expensive option of shifting the match to the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium in Francistown. But GU director, Nicholas Zakhem was insistent the game would go ahead at the National Stadium at 6pm on Sunday.

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