GU have Chiefs' points record in sight

Champions: GU celebrating the Premier League title PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Champions: GU celebrating the Premier League title PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

On Tuesday evening, Gaborone United (GU) lifted their first league title in 13 years with a 1-0 over last season's champions, Jwaneng Galaxy. The Reds were tipped to go all the way at the start of the campaign. 

Cross town rivals, Township Rollers and mining sides, Galaxy and Orapa United, were also in the mix of what was predicted to be a four-horse gallop.

It has been a very successful campaign for the Reds as they have shown they are miles ahead of their rivals. On Tuesday, GU bagged the title after reaching 70 points with two games to play. The team's points haul is the second-best in the last two decades of Premier League football and GU still can equal the highest championship-winning points record. In 2007-2008 season, Mochudi Centre Chiefs recorded the most points in the league as they were crowned champions with 76 points. In that season, Magosi registered 23 victories and seven draws as they ended the league campaign without a defeat.

Editor's Comment
Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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