Matebele’s fairy tale faces Reds test

Full steam ahead: Matebele FC PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Full steam ahead: Matebele FC PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Matebele’s fairy tale run in the Orange FA Cup will undergo a stern examination tomorrow evening as the team takes on defending champions, Gaborone United (GU).

The two teams will lock horns in the second semi-final of Season 3 of the Orange FA Cup at the National Stadium in a 7pm kick-off. Matebele remain the only team from the lower division in the last four, becoming the second team to do so in the consecutive season after Masitaoka went all the way to the final last year.

The team made their First Division debut this season and finished fourth, nine points behind eventual champions, Holy Ghost. The Eagles, as the team is affectionately called, have been in a mean mood in the run to the semi-finals. Matebele have been the David of this season's FA Cup and their stone has seen the fall of a number of Goliaths along the way. In the last round of 32, Matebele eliminated Premier League side, Prisons XI, before defeating TAFIC to reach the quarterfinals of the competition.

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