BFA admits play-off venue choice was wrong

Violence scenes at Francistown City Council Stadium PIC: LOPANG KENOSI
Violence scenes at Francistown City Council Stadium PIC: LOPANG KENOSI

FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has admitted that it got it wrong by taking the second leg of the Premier League play-off clash between Eleven Angels and Mochudi Centre Chiefs to the old Francistown Stadium on Saturday.

What was destined to be one of the most entertaining football matches (for the weekend) turned into nothing but a national embarrassment and once again exposed poor planning by football authorities.

Angels won 5-0, but the clash will be best remembered for violent scenes that erupted between supporters from both teams, just after the hosts found the opener.

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