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Respect and commitment must be acknowledged and rewarded

Our national teams are the pride and joy of our nation. Respect and commitment must be acknowledged and rewarded. Botswana Football Association is delighted to announce that it has consulted a few prestigious business people to reward the Zebras for good performance over the past few games.

Our national teams are entering a new era. Wearing the national team jersey with pride and honour is paramount for the success of our country. Our senior men’s National team have played with passion and dedication. The new crop of young players has given their best and continue to be an integral part of our future. given their best and continue to be an integral part of our future.

As an appreciation, the BFA has raised P 100 000 (hundred thousand) to be shared amongst the players and the technical team for getting us into the second round of the CHAN 2020 qualifier games. When announcing the reward, BFA President-Maclean Letshwiti said respect for value added to our national badge will not go unnoticed.

“This motivation will ignite the boys to do even more for their country, including the upcoming COSAFA 2019,” he continued.

The COSAFA 2019 will be staged in Durban from 25th May to 8th June 2019.

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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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