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“Time For Change” roll out to Chobe Region

Botswana Football Association Association’s up-skilling program “Time For Change” will this week move to the fourth region after starting off in Gantsi, Tsabong and Central South Region. The program will roll out to Chobe Regional Football Association.

The program is expected to attract 35 participants in the region some of which include local teams, BISA, BOBSA and football volunteers around the region. The program is facilitated for by FIFA consultant Ashford Mamelodi and will run from Monday 22nd to 26th July 2019.

The course will officially open today (1400hrs, Monday 22nd July 2019) at Kwalape Safari Lodge.

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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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