The football hand that giveth

Battle ready: Four teams will battle it out for the Mascom Charity Cup PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Battle ready: Four teams will battle it out for the Mascom Charity Cup PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Elite football will take a breather from the demanding battle for honours and assume a humanitarian role when four teams square off in the inaugural Mascom Charity Cup at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium tomorrow.

Proceeds of the one-day tournament powered by one of the telecommunications company’s products, MyZaka, will go to charitable organisations across the country.

Four teams, Gaborone United (GU), Security Systems, BDF XI and Orapa United, won most of the votes to participate in the one-day spectacular. For the quartet, it will be a moment to try out new combinations to keep up the momentum ahead of the last six rounds of the league games and the FA Cup. The first semi-final has pitted BDF XI and Security Systems at 9am. The pair have been enjoying a good run of form recently. Each has lost once in their last five games and hence the stage could be set for what could be an entertaining affair. There is a natural feeling of ‘playing with nothing to lose’ from both sides.

Editor's Comment
A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up