Centre Chiefs come from the village of Mochudi in the south eastern corner of Botswana. Well I say a village, because that's what they call it themselves. But with a population of a little over 40,000 it's bigger than a lot of moderately large towns around these parts. Aside from the Chiefs this 'village' is perhaps most famous for the giant footprints on the outskirts of town, said to belong to the Matsieng, a giant from who the local Tswana people are said to be descended, who led his people and the animals from the centre of the earth to inhabit the world! So this is where everything started, folks!
Gabarone. They play in the Botswana Premier League - the highest level of football in the country. The league is almost exclusively won by teams from the south of Botswana, so it was a pleasant surprise when the Chiefs won the title in 2008, and finished a close second again last season.
Township Rollers, Extension Gunners, Motlakase Power Dynamos, Miscellaneous, Black Peril and possibly the greatest team name in all football, Botswana Meat Commission - oh how I wish they played in black and white too! Botswanan football looks like great fun - just check out their Coca Cola Cup winning celebrations in the video below!
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