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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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FIFA CONNECT workshop in Hukuntsi

Botswana Football Association Competition department today completed a two day FIFA CONNECT workshop in Hukuntsi run by Regions and competitions manager and FIFA connect Administrators Olebile Pilara .

FIFA connect is a Web based platform used to register soccer player, referees, coaches, teams,etc

It allows all our members to have full visibility on their football landscape, which will have a tremendous impact on their governance, but will also bring benefits on the footballing side.

Knowing your players better, where they are and who they are is vital for football development.

FIFA CONNECT is an excellent way for us to streamline our administrative and organisational processes, and is in line with the key pillar of our strategic plan to harness the power of IT to better administer the game.

This platform will further enhance our capabilities in organising competitions and also enable us to maintain an accurate, up to date database of every person and entity involved in Botswana Football.

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