Tshepo Matete of Township Rollers challenged by Tumisang Orebonye of Gaborone United during the Botswana Premier League 2017/18 match between Gaborone United and Township Rollers at UB Stadium, Gaborone Botswana on 03 December 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Tuesday Feb 06, 2018. 15:43
Botswana Premier League (BPL) giants Townshp Rollers will welcome their CAF Champions League opponents Al Merrikh on Thursday.
Rollers are set to host the Sudanese giants in the preliminary round first-leg match at the National Stadium in Gaborone on Saturday.
Popa have since urged their fans to gather in numbers at the Sir Seretsw Khama International Airport to welcome Al Merrikh team and officials.
A club statement read: “CAF Champions League - Our opponents Al-Merrikh SC shall arrive in Gaborone on Thursday (8 Feb) via Ethiopian Airlines - Arrival 14h15.
“Township Rollers FC kindly requests our supporters to graciously gather in numbers at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to welcome our guests in Botswana.
“Our Executive Committee members, Management members and few of our team players shall also be at the airport to meet, greet and welcome the guests.
“Supporters, please do come at the airport to welcome Al-Merrikh SC.”
Kick-off between Rollers and Al Merrikh is at 15h45.