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German football expert come to Botswana

Botswana football association is pleased to officially inform you today that the German football expert Mr. Christoph Rocholl will come to Botswana in order to run a short-term project for the Botswana Football Association, He will conduct a Feasibility study on long-term football development project and assist on coaches development training.

Mr Rocholl will arrive in Gaborone on 02nd October 2017 and will return on the 29th November 2017.

Rocholl is a sports scientist who works for the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has worked in Costa Rica in the 1980’s and helped to develop the youth in general and building academies in particular. He has been credited with the rise of Costa Rica who recently made it into the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Brazil (2014). In 2009, he was tasked with developing grassroots football and coach education in Honduras. This seasoned technical expert has assisted emerging football nations like India in creating development policy’s and plans tailored for their skills, abilities and strengths.

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52 Grassroots Instructors Graduate

Today, 52 grassroots instructors graduated after Kindly weeklong Grassroots Instructors course ended in Gaborone and Francistown.

The course was run by Uric Matheiot in Gaborone and Kim Paulson in Francistown who are both FIFA accredited instructors.

The closing ceremony was held following a Grassroots Festival which involved 140 children from Kopong Primary School and Tshiamo Primary school.

The festival is was to illustrate skills gained and ability to transfer those by the cause participants.

Botswana Football Association wishes to thank this selfless man and woman who give their time and effort to the development of the game.

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