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Botswana Football Arbitration Tribunal established

1. The Botswana Football Association (“the Association”) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Botswana Football Arbitration Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) which has been created to provide avenue for the resolution of disputes in football in an efficient and effective manner.

2. The Tribunal will deal with all internal disputes within the Association, its members, players, officials and player agents and all decisions taken on the aforesaid, save those that are under the jurisdiction of the Disciplinary Committee or the Ethics Committee.

3. The decisions of the Tribunal are final and binding and appealable only to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

4. At the annual general meeting of the 10th August 2019, the members of the Association approved the procedural rules establishing the Tribunal, which will be posted on the BFA website.

5. The members also approved the following persons to serve on the Tribunal:

5.1. Tshiamo Rantao – Chairperson

5.2. Keneilwe Mere – Vice Chairperson

5.3. Obone Jonas – Member

5.4. Boemo Maboane – Member

5.5. Theresa Hirschfeld – Member

5.6. Arnold Rapula Somolekae – Member

5.7. Naledi Dipholo-Goulden – Member

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BFA Elections Nominations

BFA Elections Nominations

In accordance with the Botswana Football Association Constitution article 27.1 The BFA shall hold its Annual General Assembly every year by the 14th of August or as close as reasonably possible to that date before the commencement of the next season.

In terms of Article 28.2.17 there shall be the election of the President, Vice Presidents and members of the National Executive Committee during an elective General Assembly.

In terms of Article 3 of the BFA electoral code, the electoral committee organises and supervise the election process.

By the powers vested in the electoral committee to conduct the election process, the Chairman of the committee has invited nominations for candidates for the National Executive Committee positions for the 2020 Elective General Assembly.

Nominations can be submitted at the BFA headquarters at Lekidi Football Centre from 1st June 2020 to 19th June 2020. You are also required to take and submit the eligibility questionnaire around the same time.

Download both Nomination Form & Eligibility Questionnaire below;

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