Matebele's FA Cup fairytale run ends

Gaborone United (in red) advanced to their second consecutive Orange FA Cup final scheduled for this coming Saturday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Gaborone United (in red) advanced to their second consecutive Orange FA Cup final scheduled for this coming Saturday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Gaborone United (GU) reached their second consecutive Orange FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over Matebele FC in a semifinal tie played at the National Stadium.

The Reds were taken in to extra time by their second tier opponents. They will meet Security Systems as they look to defend their title in a final match to be played this coming Saturday.

From the onset it looked to be a tightly contested tie and fans had to wait until the 17th minute to witness the first real goalscoring chance. Thatayaone Kgamanyane's headed effort went over the bar. GU came close again six minutes later as Alphord Velaphi delivered a cross but Kekaetswe Moloi shot wide off the post.


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