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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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Diamond Zebras & Young Zebras to play friendly matches

Botswana Junior National Teams under-17 (Diamond Zebras) and the under-20 (Young Zebras) will this weekend of 23rd – 25th August 2019 report to camp. The two teams will play friendly matches against Eswatini U17 & U20 boys on the 24th and 25th August 2019.

The games will be used to give the two teams international match practice. For his part, Diamond Zebras coach Tebogo Mokute says his charges will benefit greatly from the games as they have worked on different approaches and tactics in recent months and he is positive the team understands his vision.

Mokute will lead the Diamond Zebras to the 2019 COSAFA championships to be staged in Malawi from the 25th September to the 5th October 2019. The under-20 team under the tutelage of Raizor Tsatsilebe will find the games important as they have also started preparations for the 2019 COSAFA championship scheduled for December 2019 in Zambia.

Eswatini is expected to arrive in Botswana on Friday evening with games set to be played at Lekidi grounds. On Saturday 1600hrs and 0900hrs kick off on Sunday morning before the boys from the Kingdom of Eswatini return home.

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