Orapa set to win big at Orange awards

Orapa United lifted the Orange FA Cup after beating Rollers. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Orapa United lifted the Orange FA Cup after beating Rollers. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

After lifting the inaugural Orange FA Cup, Orapa United hope to carry the good tidings to the tournament’s awards tonight at the Gaborone International Convention Centre.

A 3-1 win over Township Rollers in the final played in June meant that the Ostriches are the first team to win the national cup in close to a decade. The team dominates the awards nominees released this week, with four compared to FA Cup finalist Township Rollers’ two.

For the biggest award of the evening, the Player of the Tournament, United’s captain Omaatla Kebatho is up against his teammate Mothusi Johnson and Rollers’ Mothusi Cooper.

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