Real Movers, Sua Flamingoes Join First Division League

| May 20, 2015

After almost two to three years without first division games in Selebi Phikwe, soccer fans have been assured that come next season, they will also enjoy the Debswana league in the mining town.

This assurance came after the hometown team, Real Movers came up tops in the first division north promotional play-off finals held at the Selebi Phikwe stadium over the weekend.

The play-offs comprised of two top teams from the northern region being Maun Terrors and Mogorosi Young Fighters, which competed with other two top teams from the eastern region, Real Movers and Sua Flamingoes for two spots in the Debswana First Division North league.

Each team played three games. Real Movers from Selebi Phikwe were the first to secure space in the Debswana first division north league after winning two games and drawing one game registering seven points. Sua Flamingoes took the second spot with three points while Maun terrors and Mogorosi Young fighters took the third and fourth spot respectively.

The first game for ‘Movers’ was a 1-1 draw against Sua Flamingoes and in the second game, the boys from Selebi Phikwe walloped Maun Terrors 5-1 and later on walloped Mogorosi Young Fighters 10-2 in their third game to make a total of seven points.

Sua Flamingoes took the second spot after registering a draw in all its games against Real Movers, Mogorosi Young Fighters and Maun Terrors.

Meanwhile Maun Terrors and Mogorosi Young Fighters who lost two games and drew one game each were given the third and fourth spot respectively. Mogorosi Young Fighters were given the last spot though they had the same number of points as Maun Terrors because the team conceded most goals.

In an interview, Real Movers coach, Keleneetswe Leposo said that he was happy that his boys outclassed the other teams and made it to Debswana First Division League.

He said though they have entered another level of football, he was confident that they would do well. He said they intended to go all the way up to the elite league.

He also mentioned that he had a g team as 70 per cent of his players played in the premier league and first division league.

” I am confident that we will do well and request those who supported us to continue with the support,” he said adding that residents of Selebi Phikwe should brace for yet another coming season full of football from the First Division and Premier league.

For his part, assistant coach of Sua Flamingoes, Jacob Galeboe noted that since they have entered another level of football, they intend beefing up their squad by introducing middle field players, the striking force and defenders. He congratulated his boys for doing a good job.

Source : BOPA

Source : Botswana Daily News

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