Gaborone derby lights up FA Cup semis

Back-to-back: After the Lobatse battle, the Gaborone derby 
moves to Gaborone this weekend PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Back-to-back: After the Lobatse battle, the Gaborone derby moves to Gaborone this weekend PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

It has been described as the ‘final before the final’ as rivals, Township Rollers and Gaborone United (GU) clash in the Orange FA Cup semi final at the National Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The tie provides both sides with a quantum of solace as the two teams have seemingly lost out in the league championship race. The Blues are chasing their second Orange FA Cup final in four editions. Despite being the second most successful side in the FA Cup, Rollers have failed to lift the Orange Botswana sponsored version.

The team will enter the fixture in a vengeful mode after losing 2-0 to GU in a league match last weekend. To add more pressure on the Blues’ camp, Rollers are yet to get a win over their cross-town rivals this season. A win on Sunday afternoon will give the Popa faithful a moment to savour as the 2023 season nears conclusion.

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