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Botswana to Increase Security for Zebras’ Return Game Against Eritrea

Zebra fans invading the pitch
Win or lose, they invade. Botswana Football Association (BFA) and police promised to increase security to deter Zebra fans from invading the pitch, during and after the matches, again. Confederation of African Football (CAF) held BFA responsible for a mass pitch invasion last month in Francistown by fans after wining Burkina Faso 1-0.

By Koketso Kgoboge,

In a bid to avoid a repeat of incidents of last month’s clash between Burkina Faso and the Zebras, organisers are leaving no stones unturned for Eritrea’s visit next Tuesday.

Fans raided the pitch while some vehicles were broken into, in addition to traffic congestion to and from the Francistown Sports Complex.

Deputy divisional traffic officer north, Senior Superintendent Pelontle Kesupile said security will be beefed up at the stadium and strict measures put in place to regulate traffic. Continue reading Botswana to Increase Security for Zebras’ Return Game Against Eritrea