GU set up Rollers final

GU players celebrating
GU players celebrating

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Gaborone United held their nerve to reach their second Mascom Top 8 final after seeing off a spirited Nico United 1-0 in the second semi final yesterday.

It was a lukewarm affair that started slowly, but produced fireworks in the second half, with Benson Shilongo scoring the goal which effectively killed in the contest in the 66th minute for an aggregate 3-1. Nico United fashioned an opportunity in the 15th minute when towering Zambian, Christopher Musonda came face-to-face with Goitseone Phoko, but the keeper managed to pluck from his feet with Nico furiously claiming a penalty as the ball bubbled around.

Nico assistant coach, Duncan Segofatso was dismissed for verbal abuse in the 40th minute as the home side bench was not happy with the officiating.

Editor's Comment
GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up