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Tafic player, Kangangwani, has passed away

It is with great sadness and sorrow that the BFA has received the passing of Tafic SC player Molebatsi Kangangwani who died tragically in a car accident on Independence Day.

The BFA wishes the family of the deceased strength and space to deal with the news, and to send off their son in a respectful manner.

The BFA will work closely with the family and TAfic to see to it that Molebatsi is sent off well. In line with our custom and tradition when a player has passed on, the BFA President-Maclean Letshwiti has instruct immediately a moment of silence at all official football matches around the country, until Molebatsai has been buried.

Further, my office is concerned with the number of players who have passed away in recent months due to various causes particularly car accidents, and the now common coarse of death in sport, heart problems.

The football world needs to look at how to curb these latest developments which have cost football a great deal of talent.

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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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