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CAF host successful 2019 Awards

Botswana Football Association congratulate the Confederation of African Football on hosting a successful CAF 2019 Awards. And congratulations to all the winners:

African Player of the Year
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)

African Interclubs Player of the Year
Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)

African Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

African Men’s Coach of the Year
Djamel Belmadi (Algeria – Algeria)

African Men’s National Team of the Year

African Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

African Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

African Women’s National Team of the Year

Best FA Award

Goal of the Year
Riyad Mahrez (vs Nigeria at AFCON 2019)

African Club President of the Year award
Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)

Special Award
Kodjovi Obilale, a former Togo goalkeeper who was injured in a terrorist attack on the team’s bus in 2010.

Africa Best XI:
Andre Onana, Achraf Hakimi, Kalidou Koulibaly, Joel Matip, Serge Aurier, Riyad Mahrez, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Hakim Ziyech, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


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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