'We are forced to play in a farm' - Makhwengwe

Makhwengwe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Makhwengwe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Gaborone United (GU) coach, Phillimon Makhwengwe has bemoaned the state of the National Stadium pitch ahead of his side's second leg of the Mascom Top 8 semifinal to be played on Saturday afternoon.

The Reds, after losing 2-0 in the first leg against cross town rivals, Township Rollers had requested the second leg to be played at a different venue, with the Molepolole and Lobatse sports venues, as options. However, the competition’s Organising Committee turned down the club’s request.

The decision did not sit well with Makhwengwe as he blasted the officials for forcing "teams to play in a farm". 

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