Visiting Flamingoes prevail in 15-hour wait

Referees consulting each other after floodlights went off at Lobatse Sports Complex PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Referees consulting each other after floodlights went off at Lobatse Sports Complex PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

LOBATSE: Visiting Sua Flamingoes collected maximum points against Security Systems when the chaotic Botswana Premier League match between the two sides eventually ended after 15 hours.

The match, which kicked off on Friday night ended on Saturday because of problematic flood lights at the Lobatse Sports Complex. The match started at 7pm on Friday but was paused twice because of faulty floodlights before it resumed on Saturday morning. Sua Flamingoes came from a goal down to beat Systems 2-1.

The hosts had taken the lead through Kaone van der Westhuizen own goal on the 15th minute. Systems were all over Sua Flamingoes inside the first 30 minutes. Molaodi Tlhalefang was denied by the goalkeeper on the first minute. Three minutes later, Kabelo Kuti was also called into action to save Botshelo Mafoko’s shot.

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