Killer Giants Relegated

| June 15, 2015

Ramotswa based side, Killer Giants have kissed the Debswana First Division South goodbye after they were walloped one-nil by Prison XI in a play-off played at Lekidi on Saturday (June 13).

The results mean that Killer Giants is now relegated to South East regional football division one, and it remain to be seen if they would only play there for a season and bounce back.

However, during the game Killer Giants were a better side given that they enjoyed ball possession and they created more scoring opportunities but failed to convert them.

On the 25th minute of the game, Killer Giants could have taken the lead through Onalenna Kgosiyang who had unleashed a cracker, but Prison goalkeeper was equally to the task.

Killer Giants continued to pile pressure on the warders and on the 33rd minute of the game, they were awarded a free kick on the dangerous area, which was eventually put to waste by Moeteledi Ditshweu who failed to put more power to the ball.

The goal went into a recess with a scoreboard reading 0-0, but after break the warders came rejuvenated as they were now dictating terms to their opponents. On the 76 th minute, their hard work paid dividends after Billy Oagile bypassed Killer Giants defence and scored a cracker to make it one Nil.

Oagile goal ensured that his team remained in the Debswana First Division South. However, Killer Giants did not lose hope as they continued to fight looking for an equalizer, but that was not to be given that Prison resorted to ‘park the bus’ for the entire 14 remaining minutes.

After the game, Killer Giants coach Silver Matsake told BOPA that they had planned well for the game and their intention was to win the encounter.

He said although they played well in the first half, Prison managed to break them in the middle, adding that again most of his players we injured in the second half forcing him to make substitutions.

He however said his team would bounce back: “we are going to prepare our self and expectations are that we will come back next season,” he said.

The winning coach, Ernest Dintweng said the game was “very tough” and Killer Giants always give them a hard time, “last season they beat us 3-1 in the first round and we played to one all draw in the second round, it is a very tough team to beat .”

He said he told his players to play their normal game without any pressure, but utilise all the scoring opportunities that might come their way.

Source : BOPA

Source : Botswana Daily News

Category: Sports

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