Football Shame!

On Saturday night football lovers were treated to a thrilling match between Gaborone United (GU) and Township Rollers. However, confusion ensued after 120 minutes of play as to whether there was a winner or the game had to be decided through a penalty shootout.

This was totally embarrassing especially after such a brilliant game. GU came into the match trailing by two goals after losing the first leg 2-0. The Reds managed to level the aggregate score. At extra time, the teams scored a goal each.

As the referee blew for time, the Rollers fans thought they had progressed to their seventh Top 8 final, but a shock of their life awaited them after it was announced that the game would proceed to a penalty shootout.

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