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BFA President congratulates Mr Gianni Infantino

The President of the BFA Maclean Letswhiti wishes to extend his well wishes and appreciation to Mr Gianni Infantino who was recently re-elected as FIFA President for his second term.

BFA President Maclean Letshwiti stated on his official Facebook Page:

“Let me take this time to congratulate the FIFA President Mr G. Infantino on being re-elected to the Football governing body yet again. The President stood unopposed. On behalf of the Botswana Football Association, we wish you well in your second term.”

Infantino was elected as FIFA President for a second term and will, therefore, continue to serve as President of FIFA up until 2023.

President Maclean Letshwini jetted out of Botswana and was present in the city of Paris, France for the European ceremony.

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Vacancy – Secretary General

Football is Botswana’s most popular sport by far: the game of the people. This is a position that will put you in the spotlight and challenge you, like no other. Botswana Football Association (BFA) is the supreme authority on matters of football in the country, and controls all aspects of the game. It is affiliated to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of African Football (CAF), and Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA).

The BFA seeks to recruit a Secretary General, who will lead and manage the operations of the Association, and drive mission to promote and develop the game of football across the country.

You will report to the President of the BFA as well as being responsible to the Executive Committee. Responsibilities will include: directing the BFA to deliver its commercial objectives including consolidating and growing existing revenue streams (especially broadcast and sponsorship) as well as identifying and exploiting new income steams; attending Exco meetings and providing a detailed overview on the operations and performance of the BFA; building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; developing and implementing strategies aimed at promoting and developing football in the country; developing and leading structures to help secure the success of national teams at all levels; ensuring sound financial management and cost control; leading the communication & PR strategy; leading major projects at national and international level; and serving on committees and football bodies as appropriate across the country and, where required, within the confederation and worldwide.

A Botswana citizen you will need a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce or related field, and have proven experience of succeeding in a high profile, complex, multi-stakeholder organisation. Proven success in football administration, business development, and revenue generation will be advantageous.

To progress your interest please visit www.hrmc.co.bw where you can download a more detailed advert for the position. To register your application, enclose your curriculum vitae. Closing date for applications is Friday, 12 February 2021.

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