BNSC spends P4.3m for stadium to pass CAF test

Obed Itani Chilume Stadium PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Obed Itani Chilume Stadium PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) spent P4.3 million on urgent upgrades for the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium to pass a late CAF suitability test.

When it all seemed imminent that Botswana will play their international games away from home, the venue passed CAF's test at the 11th hour. This means the Zebras' clash against Equatorial Guinea next week Tuesday will be played at the Francistown venue.

This is after the Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture provided P4.3 million for the renovations. BNSC CEO, Tuelo Serufho briefed journalists this week on how the venue passed a late 'fitness' test. “We have received many questions on whether the Zebras will play their game at Obed Itani Chilume Stadium and the answer to that question is yes,” Serufho said.

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