Eritrean 10 here to stay

10 Eritrea players seeking asylum in Botswana at Kutlwano Police Station in Francistown PIC. KEOAGILE BONANG
10 Eritrea players seeking asylum in Botswana at Kutlwano Police Station in Francistown PIC. KEOAGILE BONANG

Acting Justice of Lobatse High Court, Godfrey Radijeng, has ordered that government should not remove from the jurisdiction of Botswana 10 Eritrean footballers who are seeking political asylum.

“The respondents shall not remove from the jurisdiction of Botswana certain Eritrean nationals, all members of the Eritrean national football team, 10 in number, who on or about October 14, 2015 presented themselves to the Botswana government officials at Francistown seeking political asylum (the asylum seekers),” ordered Radijeng.

The matter is put down for status hearing on December 11, 2015 at 9am.

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