Shaka reflects on the good old days


Despite a short career due to a nagging knee injury, former Gaborone United (GU) left-winger, Gomolemo Shaka Baoleki had it all during his playing days.

Shaka donned the red jersey in the late 1970s and early 1970s when GU earned the nickname ‘Money Machine’ for winning lucrative tournaments.Nowadays, Shaka does not look like the man who used to run in the football field with such agility. Due to lack of training, he has gained some weight.

But he looks back at the good old days with nostalgia. He says he has always been a Reds man right from his time at Camp Primary School in Gaborone.  He dreamt of the day he would don the famous jersey.  

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