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Change is hard but we need support – Setsile

On song Jwaneng Galaxy winger Thero Setsile believe they will need the support of the public as they prepare to face Angola on the 22nd March 2019 at the Francistown sports complex. Thero believes the group of players named in the 24-man squad are capable of changing the fortunes of the Zebras.

Setsile highlighted his excited to go work with an energetic group of players who have at one point played together in the development structures. The winger also asked Batswana to bring the Francistown stadium to life next Friday by coming out in numbers.

On the new technical sponsors, Setsile said new beggings are always exciting and always looks forward to wearing the Botswana Football Association badge regardless of the sponsor as his love is for his home country.

“Umbro is always top notch I know we will look good,” he said. All the players report to camp on Sunday 17th March to start preparing for the final group game


Magang to attend Women in Football Leadership Programme

Since the approval of the FIFA reforms by the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in February 2016, FIFA has placed great emphasis on bringing more women into football’s decision-making bodies, as evidenced by the increased presence of women on the FIFA Council, FIFA
Standing Committees, FIFA Management Board, as well as in the wider FIFA administration.

The success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 has further raised the awareness of women’s football and its unique qualities, both on and off the pitch, including the positive impact the game has on girls and women around the world.

Following these successes of women’s national teams, the Botswana Football Association is delighted to inform the media and public that FIFA has invited National Executive Committee members Mrs Tsoseletso Magang to the second edition of the Women in Football Leadership Programme. This workshop reinforces Botswana’s as well as FIFA’s commitment to increase women’s participation in senior decision-making positions within football.

Mrs Magang’s participation in the programme will prove to be of great importance to advance women’s football in Botswana. She will be provided with the opportunity to grow as a leader in football in a multicultural and international environment.

Good progress has been made in women’s in recent times but the Football Association believes there is still a long way to go and more efforts are required. Mrs Tsoseletso Magang will be heading to Switzerland to attend the 2019 Women in Leadership program from 18th-22ndNovember 2019

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