GU extend lead at the top

Gaborone United have now opened a four-point gap at the top of Botswana Premier League (BPL) table PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gaborone United have now opened a four-point gap at the top of Botswana Premier League (BPL) table PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana Premier League (BPL) log leaders, Gaborone United (GU) opened a four-point gap at the summit with a game in hand following a 7-0 victory over Prisons XI yesterday.

The victory now means the Reds have now scored 14 goals in the league this season against Prisons XI. The first round encounter ended with the same score line with Thatayaone Kgamayane scoring a hattrick. Yesterday, Kgamanyane scored a brace and took his goal tally to 17, three more than Jwaneng Galaxy striker, Thabang Sesinyi.

The other goals came from Thero Setsile (brace), Onkabetse Makgantai, Mpho Kgaswane and Ronel Manyanga. The Reds took advantage of rivals, Township Rollers’ loss to Masitaoka to increase the lead at the top of the table. GU have now collected 57 points from 23 matches with an incredible goal difference plus 44. Rollers had been breathing heavily on GU’s neck for weeks but their title chase suffered a dent on Friday when their former player, Kobamelo Kebaikanye scored a last minute goal to give his side, Masitaoka, a famous win.

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