The P15,000 joke!


Township Rollers were hoping for the best but expecting the worst when a guilty verdict was returned in their case over the improper registration of Onkarabile Ratanang.

However, the best came out as the walked away with a slap in the wrist; a P15,000 fine which they will probably have paid by lunch time today- in cash may be. Soon after the judgement, which took local football by surprise was delivered last night, one person remarked, "after all these months, an elephant has given birth to a mouse." It was an anti-climax.

Indeed it felt that way as Rollers, after intense months which divided local football, escaped with a P15,000 fine to be paid within three days. Rollers and so to does the Botswana Football League (BFL), has an option to appeal the judgement within 10days.

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