Botswana Cup Winners


FA Challenge Cup

1968    Gaborone United
1969       not known
1970    Gaborone United
1971-77    not known
1978    Gaborone United (or Notwane FC (Gaborone)?)
1979    Township Rollers (Gaborone)
Lions Cup
1980-82    not known
1983    Police                                  3-2 Mochudi Centre Chiefs
1984    Gaborone United
1985    Gaborone United
1986    Nico United (Selebi Phikwe)             bt  Gaborone United
1987    Nico United (Selebi Phikwe)
1988    Extension Gunners (Lobatse) 
1989    Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone) 
1990    Gaborone United 
1991*   TASC (Francistown)                      3-2 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    [also reported 2-1]
1991*   Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   bt  LCS Gunners   
Coca Cola Cup
1992    Extension Gunners (Lobatse)             2-1 TAFIC (Francistown)                    [also reported 3-2]
1993    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             4-1 Gaborone United
1994    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             2-0 Extension Gunners (Lobatse)
1995    PG Notwane (Gaborone)                   3-1 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)
1996    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             2-0 Botswana Meat Commission (Lobatse)
1997    PG Notwane (Gaborone)                   2-0 Mokgosi Young Fighters
1998    Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    1-0 Jwaneng Comets
1999    Mogoditshane Fighters (Gaborone)        3-0 FC Satmos (Selebi-Phikwe)
2000    Mogoditshane Fighters (Gaborone)        1-1 Gaborone United                         [5-4 pen]
2001    TASC (Francistown)                      2-0 Extension Gunners (Lobatse)           
2002    Tafic GF (Francistown)                  0-0 TASC (Francistown)                      [6-5 pen]     
2003    Mogoditshane Fighters (Gaborone)        1-0 Township Rollers 
2004    Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    2-1 Mogoditshane Fighters 
2005    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             3-1 Botswana Defence Force                  [aet]
2006    Notwane (Gaborone)                      2-1 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)   
2007    Botswana Meat Commission (Lobatse)      1-1 ECCO City Greens                        [aet, 6-5 pen]
2008    Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   5-2 Uniao Flamengo Santos (Gaborone) 
2009    Uniao Flamingo Santos                   1-1 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    [4-2 pen]
2010    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             3-1 Mochudi Centre Chiefs      
2011    Extension Gunners (Lobatse)             3-1 Motlakase (Palapye)  
2012    Gaborone United                         0-0 Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   [4-2 pen]
2013      not played

NB: tournament sponsored by Coca Cola since 1992;
  * 2 Lions Cup finals are reported for 1991; possibly one was for a 1990/91
    season, the other for a (transitional?) 1991 season

Number of Titles (35 known)

 7 Gaborone United 

 6 Township Rollers (Gaborone)

 3 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone) 
   Extension Gunners CS (Lobatse) 
   Mogoditshane Fighters (Gaborone) 
   Notwane (Gaborone)
   
 2 Mochudi Centre Chiefs (Gaborone)
   Nico United (Selebi Phikwe)
   TASC (Francistown)

 1 Botswana Meat Commission (Lobatse) 
   Police FC (Otse)
   Tafic GF (Francistown)
   Uniao Flamingo Santos (Gabane)

Mascom Top-8 Cup

2011/12 Township Rollers (Gaborone)             3-1 ECCO City Greens
2012/13 Gaborone United                         2-1 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    
2013/14 Botswana Defence Force XI (Gaborone)    1-1 Township Rollers (Gaborone)             [5-4 pen]

NB: the 2011/12 edition was the first

Orange Kabelano Charity Cup

1996    Extension Gunners (Lobatse)
1997    Mochudi Centre Chiefs
1998    Extension Gunners (Lobatse)
1999-00   not played
2001    Extension Gunners (Lobatse)
2002    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             1-0 Notwane (Gaborone)     
2003    Gaborone United
2004    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             1-0 Extension Gunners (Lobatse)
2005    Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   2-0 Lobtrans Gunners (Lobatse)
2006    Township Rollers (Gaborone)             4-2 Notwane (Gaborone)     
2007    Notwane (Gaborone)                      3-1 Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   [aet]
2008    Mochudi Centre Chiefs                   2-0 ECCO City Greens

NB: the 1996 edition was the first; participation in this one-day event 
    is decided by invitation or by a public vote

Gilbeys Cup

1991    Township Rollers (Gaborone) 
1992    Township Rollers (Gaborone) 
1994    Township Rollers (Gaborone)         

NB: now defunct, only Rollers' wins known

President Day Cup/Independence Cup

    
1978    Gaborone United
1979    Gaborone United
1980    Gaborone United
1981    Gaborone United
1982      not known
1983      not known
1984    Gaborone United
1985    Gaborone United
1986-91   not known
1992    Gaborone United
1993    Gaborone United
1994    Notwane    
1995    Notwane
1996-99   not known
2000    Mogoditshane Fighters                   3-1 Centre Chiefs
2001    BDF                                     4-1 Police
2002    BDF                                     2-0 Jwaneng Comets        
2003    Notwane                                 2-0 BMC
2004    Notwane                                 2-1 BDF
2005-09   not held 

NB: tournament called President Day Cup up to and including 2000;
    when Notwane won the tournament in 1994 it was their first major success since 1976

Francistown Independence Cup
2006    ECCO City                               2-1 TAFIC                                   [aet]
2007    Great North Tigers                      3-2 ECCO City
2008      not known
2009    ECCO City                               6-2 Tiny Rockies 
2010    ECCO City                               4-0 Dot Com  
 
NB: 2009 edition was the 43rd

Other Tournaments

Gaborone United additionally won the following cups:
 Gaborone Fitness Centre Tournament: 1984
 City Day Cup: 1993
 Gaborone Sun Challenge Cup: 1994
 Supreme Cup: 1995

About this document

Sources: [Oli 95], [Ric 99], [Tra 02], http://www.geocities.com/thekisoet/gaboroneunited.htm.

With thanks to Erlan Manaschev (emanaschev@yandex.ru)

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Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 4 Dec 2014

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