2015: Zebras rise, Amos stumble and clubs, BFA in turmoil

Zebras players celebrating their 2- 1 win against Mali with one of the supporters. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Zebras players celebrating their 2- 1 win against Mali with one of the supporters. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

As the year 2015 fast approaches its twilight, Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE looks back at a 12-month period which saw Nijel Amos stumble at a crucial moment while the Zebras rediscovered their strides at the newly opened Francistown Sports Complex. It was a year to forget for football clubs who have made the courts of law their second home

The country’s biggest and most popular sport, football, was under the spotlight for both the right and wrong reasons. However, the refreshing Zebras’ performances would, on the overall, slightly overshadow any negative to emerge during the year.

The Zebras began the year by beating South Africa in the quarterfinals of the COSAFA Cup in Moruleng in May.

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