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Handshakes at football matches stopped over coronavirus

The BFA has taken a decision to stop with immediate effect handshakes at all football matches until further notice. This is an international practice by various federations across the world to minimize risks of infections to the Corona Virus.

The association found it fit to take the decision in promotion of World Health Organisation standards of health prevention. The public is also requested and advised to take precautionary measures in fighting the spread of CoronaVirus.


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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