The state of Francistown football

In Danger: ECCO City Greens, which have been the only Premier League side from Francistown this season, is also in danger of relegation. PIC KABO MPAETONA
In Danger: ECCO City Greens, which have been the only Premier League side from Francistown this season, is also in danger of relegation. PIC KABO MPAETONA

FRANCISTOWN: Francistown football is in the doldrums and requires urgent attention to come out of the morass.

In yester years, Francistown clubs particularly TASC and TAFIC mixed it with the giants of Botswana football, vying for elite league honours. The two clubs won the 2001 and 2002 Coke Cup.

By then the two clubs were organised and whenever they played the city will come to a standstill. They were followed by other clubs like Great North Tigers (GNT) and ECCO City Greens who entered the elite league. Though GNT did not fare well, ECCO became the first side from the north to win the national title in 2006.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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