Mares face congested schedule

Good times: The Mares beat Gabon 10-1 over two legs PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Good times: The Mares beat Gabon 10-1 over two legs PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Mares’ head coach, Mohambi Saulos, believes that despite advancing to the second round of the 2024 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) qualifiers with a record win, the team has not yet reached the desired level.

Saulos, a recent addition to the Mares’ technical bench, has been with the team for just two weeks and made his debut in the two-legged first-round qualifier against Gabon.

Saulos led the team to a commanding 4-1 victory away to Gabon in the first leg played last Friday. The two-legged tie concluded with a resounding 6-0 victory over the visitors at the Lobatse Sports Complex on Tuesday. While the home win fell one goal short of equalling the Mares’ record, the 10-1 aggregate score represents the team's largest victory over two legs.

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