As we remembered all in 2015, ten of the Eritrean national soccer team desertedafter [deliberately] losing the game to team Botswana. Their desertion made short lived headlines indented to undermine the government and the people of Eritrea.
Hence the government and Interior Minister of Botswana valiantly denied them political asylum, convinced that the Eritrean stars were not fearful for their lives and they should return. These players like all other Eritrean national sport stars are exempted from any military services. Botswana government officials saw no legitimate ground to grant them political asylum but allowed them to temporarily stay in the country after appeal was made by the so-called human right group. Continue reading Absconded for Headlines, A Shattered Dream!→
The Red Sea Camels failed to advance to the next round of FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia Qualifying matches after losing 3-1 to the Zebras of Botswana in Francistown yesterday. Henok Goitom scored on a brilliant header off a cross pass he received from Yonas Solomon only nine minutes into the game. With the goal he scored in Francistown against Botswana, Henok Goitom becomes the latest football star to score a goal for two different countries in international matches. Henok had previously scored four goals in thirteen appearances for the Swedish U21 team. Continue reading Botswana Advances Against Eritrea, Henok Goitom Scores on a Brilliant Header→