Zebras Clip Eagles’ Wings

Zebras players celebrating with some of the fans PIC KEOAGILE BONANG
Zebras players celebrating with some of the fans PIC KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: Zebras stunned the much-fancied Les Aigles of Mali 2-1 in a 2018 World Cup second round, first leg qualifier here on Saturday. The match played at the Francistown Sports Complex attracted a record 26,662 spectators, the highest ever for any sporting event in Botswana.

The visitors threatened first with a cross from key player, Bakary Sako on the left wing forcing Kabelo Dambe into a brave clearance.

However, the Zebras showed no respect for the big names in the Mali team as they settled into their game plan. Three minutes into the game, Mogakolodi Ngele combined well with Hendrick Moyo, and the latter did not shy away as he tested the Mali goalkeeper with a low drive.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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