BFA ban football activities on Zebras’ CHAN match day

Zebras will play Madagascar on August 27 PIC: BFA
Zebras will play Madagascar on August 27 PIC: BFA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has told clubs not to organise matches on August 27 as the Zebras will be in action against Madagascar.

The decision leaves the CRACKiT tournament scheduled for the same day in Lobatse, in jeopardy. The tournament is due to feature giants, Township Rollers, Mochudi Centre Chiefs, Extension Gunners and Masitaoka.

It is unclear what the organisers will do in the aftermath of a statement from BFA barring clubs from organising matches which clash with the Zebras African Nations Championship (CHAN) tie. No immediate comment could be obtained from CRACKiT organisers. CRACKiT has already committed P1million to the one-day challenge and now face a tough decision.

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