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The momentum is Positive

Senior National team Caretaker Coach Mogomotsi Mpote says the Zebras’ winning momentum has a positive effect on the national team. Mpote says the team shows desire to win matches.

The Zebras won 3-1 in Victoria, Seychelles to advance to the next round of the CHAN 2020 on an aggregate score of 5-1 after winning the home leg 2-0. The Zebras showed dominance in all areas of the game as a stubborn Seychelles was broken by on form Thero Setsile who can’t stop scoring for club or country.

Seychelles opened up and forced an equalizer which meant the Zebras had to go all out to control the game. Skipper Joel Mogorosi score the second goal for the zebras and his first goal for the national team in over 2 years before Thero Setsile completed his brace late into the game. Mpote says the Zebras setup is creating a winning environment which he says is important in getting the Nation behind the team.

Zebras will return home on Monday morning to complete the league season before focus shifts to the 2019 COSAFA Cup to be staged in Durban South African with Botswana playing the host country on the 02nd June 2019.

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Veteran Journalist Visit the Under-17 team

Local journalists Anastacia Madondo Sibanda and Portia Mlilo this afternoon paid to the National Under-17 to wish the team well.

The duo encouraged the girls to be proud to represent their families, villages and importantly their country. Sibanda highlighted that the football community will be behind them on Friday and that they must give their very best.

Mrs Mlilo, on the other hand, said she was proud to see young girls from all walks of life representing the country as this was an indication of the diverse nation we have. She reminded them to be very proud of wearing the wearing the national jersey.

Botswana Under 17 women’s National team hosts Morocco on Friday 28th February 2020 at the National Stadium, kick-off is set for 1800hrs

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