When away goal rule spoils a good night

Officials put their heads together at the end of the extra time as confusion reigned PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Officials put their heads together at the end of the extra time as confusion reigned PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

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Gaborone United (GU) and Township Rollers connived to dish sumptuous football. With the tie dismissed as a dead rubber, after Rollers took a commanding 2-0 from the first leg, GU roared back in stunning fashion to win the tie, after a 3-3 aggregate score deadlock at the end of an absorbing 120 minutes.

GU had to play ball; and they did. The Reds put The Blues under considerable pressure and asked their traditional rivals uncomfortable questions throughout the thrill-a-minute encounter. There was every ingredient that makes a tasty football encounter; the goals, fiery exchanges, a red card and drama.

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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