Gaborone United bask in Botswana Premier League title glory

Gaborone United have been crowd Botswana Premier League champions for the first time in 14 years.

United saw off previous holders Jwaneg Galaxy 1-0 on Wednesday to seal the title with 70 points, seven points ahead of rivals Township Rollers.

The last time United won the league title was in the 2008/09 season under coach Mike Sithole.

This time around it was coach Innocent Morapedi who has delivered the league glory adding on to Orange FA Cup thereby making it a double.

The champions were expected to hold a victory parade at Mahalapye, Palapye, Tonota and Francistown on Friday.

Reacting to the title glory, United General Secretary Pelonomi Bantsi said: β€œIt was a congested season but you could see the hunger in our players. The supporters also played a big role, we want to thank them.”

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