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Political attire at BFA activities

1. The Botswana Football Association (the BFA) wishes to caution its members, officials and players against using equipment’s that has political messages at BFA sanctioned activities.

2. Article 5 of the BFA Constitution is explicit. The Association is neutral and non-aligned in matters of politics and religion.

3. The FIFA laws of the game states that equipment used at the matches “must not have any political, religious, or personal slogans, statements or images.”

4. To this end, the Association plead with its affiliates, players and officials to keep away material carrying any political message from BFA sanctioned activities.

5. The BFA cannot take away the constitutional right of individuals to associate with any political party of their choice – they cannot however, show their affiliation at any BFA activity.

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Veteran Journalist Visit the Under-17 team

Local journalists Anastacia Madondo Sibanda and Portia Mlilo this afternoon paid to the National Under-17 to wish the team well.

The duo encouraged the girls to be proud to represent their families, villages and importantly their country. Sibanda highlighted that the football community will be behind them on Friday and that they must give their very best.

Mrs Mlilo, on the other hand, said she was proud to see young girls from all walks of life representing the country as this was an indication of the diverse nation we have. She reminded them to be very proud of wearing the wearing the national jersey.

Botswana Under 17 women’s National team hosts Morocco on Friday 28th February 2020 at the National Stadium, kick-off is set for 1800hrs

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