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Under-17 women’s team depart for Mauritius

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.

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BFA attains CAF C Diploma.

Botswana Football Association on Friday received news that 45 of the 57  coaches who enrolled in the CAF C Diploma coaching course have passed with flying colours.

The course that took place in 2019 had been under moderation. The achievement of the 45 coaches marks an important milestone in the Botswana Football Association strategic scorecard as this translates to the achieving the pillars of Coach education and importantly the strategic objective of people learning and growth is attained.

Being a signatory to the CAF convention on the coaching manuals the Football Association in 2019 conducted CAF B and A coaching course which CAF has to reassure through that it will send an assessment team meaning coaches who were involved in the courses will be able to complete the course in due course.

12 of the 57 coaches did not crack the pass mark, and will have to retake the course in order to attain their CAF C.

Botswana Football Association congratulates coaches on their achievement.

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