The National under 17 women’s team departed this morning for the 2019 COSAFA Under-17 Championships in Mauritius.
The team will in group B along with Madagascar, Seychelles and South Africa with two teams advancing from the group to the Semifinals.
Botswana will open the tournament with Madagascar on the 21st September at the St Francois Xavier Stadium with kickoff set for 1230hrs. The girls will play Southern African rivals South Africa at the same stadium on the 23rd September at 1530hrs. The final group gape is set for the Mauritius Football Association grounds against Seychelles at 1500hrs.
Coach Taphaphiwa Gaebolae says her team has prepared well for the tournament and expects to them to compete to the best of their abilities.