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We were never going to lose! Botswana just beat Tunisia 1-0 with a goal from Jerome Ramatlhakwane, (the same guy who sank them in Tunis last time around!!!) Coming just on the brink of half time It was a nervey last 15 minutes as Tunisia made a last ditch rally that put the Zebras under pressure. The experience of the returning Mogogi Gabonamong with the skipper Thuma saved the day as attack after attack was broken down. let me put this into proper context guys and girls. Parliament closed especially for this game Our President was present in national colours’ our Commonwealth 400 metre gold medalist Amantle Montsho was present to give a morale booster to the guys Miss World first Princess who is also Miss World Africa Emma Wareus was also there!!! In short every thing and everyone who represnted everything that has gone well for Botswana was there for morale support, a country believed and together we achieved. Tunisia never had a chance!! they gave us a good game but there are times when even the most technically gifted team cannot deal with a highly motivated nation we were there for a win and nothing else!!!
In the end though the truth must be told that the technical ability of the Tunisians was there to see. They dominated possession for a long time but the defensive system employed by Coach Stanley Tshosane that saw two holding midfielders in Nato and Mafoko protecting the back four. The two wingers Mongala on the left and Mogorosi on the right were not as offensive as they usually are as the strategy appears to have been containment and catch them on counter. The goal came courtesy of a short Mogorosi run and a quick pass to the veteran Selolwane who dummied before taking a shot on goal. The Goal keeper parried right into the path of Ramatlhakwane..!..Goal!
Tunisia was threatening from set pieces and it is credit to our defence that we did not give away too many. I might be willing to concede that they may have deserved a point but they were wasteful they could have gotten the lead but Mogogi made a goal line clearance. They gave it their best but my analysis proved spot on. It is not a fluke Botswana does have a good side that has more experience than the Tunisians and it showed. There was a composure about Zebras I had never seen a self assured displayed that showed a focused team with no intention of giving up their 12 match unbeaten run!!!!
We are now sitting on 13 points 6 points ahead of Tunisia now someone tell me how can we fail to qualify for our first ever Nations cup !!!?!! A mathematical possibility yes but seriously how does the strongest team in group K fail to get 2 points from a possible 9?


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By Stats | November 20th, 2010 at 3:49 pm
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@sscouser your stats are inaccurate man, wonder where you got them. I still cant believe that after all this matches you still think Zebras achievement is based on luck.

Man if you at this situation closely you ca see that Malawi was lucky to draw with the Zebras, taking the fact that they have never in their history managed to beat the Zebra. The draw was your biggest achievement against Botswana man, and that is what I call luck, if you recall Botswana scored first in that game, it was going for a win while Malawi was lucky to score and get a draw. Just swallow your pride and acknowledge that Botswana is the strongest team in group k now man.

So since you like to tell it as it is, I ma tell it as it is as well; Malawi still have a chance to qualify now and it is all thanx to Botswana for beating Tunisia, if that wasnt the case; I meant if Tunisia have won last week game, Malawi will be out.

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