Zebras back to Gaborone

The Zebras play Nigeria at the National Stadium
The Zebras play Nigeria at the National Stadium

FRANCISTOWN: The Zebras will play their crunch tie against Algeria in Gaborone on Monday, with Botswana Football Association (BFA) citing costs for the shift from what is now considered the team’s traditional base, Francistown.

The Monday clash would be the second round of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

In recent years, Francistown residents and those from surrounding areas have remained faithful to the national team even when the Zebras were not doing well.

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Are police trigger-happy?

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