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Orebonye believes the transition of the Zebras is going well

Senior National striker Tumisang Orebonye believes the transition of the Zebras is going well. Orebonye says younger members of the Zebras squad are adapting well to the responsibility of the National team. Orebonye is in Seychelles with the Zebras for the second leg of the CHAN 2020 qualifier which will be played this coming weekend in Victoria Seychelles.

The striker has highlighted this game will be important to players as they all want to stake a claim for the 2019 COSAFA team to represent the Zebras. The 22-year-old believes the COSAFA tournament offer players an opportunity to be seen by scouts and also represent their countries and hence every player wants to make sure he is on the plan to Durban in a fortnight time.

Zebras Caretaker Coach Mogomotsi Mpote is expected to Name his 20 man squad to the 2019 COSAFA on the 20th May 2019 with over a week to prepare for the quarterfinal against South Africa who Botswana face on the 2nd June 2019.


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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