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Woman’s national U20 team in camp

The national under 20 women’s team went into camp on the 8th July. The team is preparing for the 2018 Woman’s under 20 world cup qualifier against Kenya at the Lobatse sports complex on the 21st July 2017.

Botswana’s team in under the guidance of coach Jaquelin Gabinelwe, she is assisted by Tapaphiwa Gaebolae and Israel Molao is the goal keeper coach.

The media is invited to the technical press conference on the 20th July 2017 at Lekidi auditorium 10;00AM, both team coaches and captains from Botswana will address the media on the game ahead. Coach Jaqualine Gabinelwe will also announce her 20 ladies to do duty.

The public is informed that entry to the game FREE, with kick-off set for 1600hrs Friday 21st July 2017. The public is edged too come in large numbers to support the young ladies.

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BFA GRANTS AMROUCHE LEAVE OF ABSENCE

GABORONE, Botswana – Following the request by Senior National Team Coach, Adel Amrouche for leave of absence to attend to a personal matter, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) wishes to inform the public that he has been granted the leave with immediate effect.

Since the COSAFA tournament is the last competitive tournament for the Zebras in the immediate future, the BFA amicably resolved to release Amrouche. The affairs of the National team in preparation for the tournament, set to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa from 7-18 July 2021 shall be handed over to Letang Kgengwenyane.

“The BFA understands and supports Mr. Amrouche’s situation and wishes him all the best in his future endeavours,” said BFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Goabaone G. Taylor.

Amrouche took over as the Zebras head coach in August 2019 on a two-year deal. After weeks of engaging with the coach over his future, an agreement was reached not to extend his contract.

Adel Amrouche

“Amrouche has been Zebras head coach since August 2019, and his leadership during that time was important to our successful development and international exposure of our players,” added Taylor.

“We appreciate all that Amrouche has done to build a disciplined team. He has always had a thorough understanding of what it takes to be a successful team and has done his best to mentor his players accordingly,” concluded Taylor.

Amrouche has since expressed gratitude towards the BFA for the opportunity.
“I’m eternally grateful for the opportunity to lead the Zebras over the last two years. I leave having picked up quite a number of valuable lessons that will be necessary in the journey ahead. I wish the Zebras success in future competitions,” Amrouche said in statement recently.

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