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Postponement of Matches – CAF

Postponement of CM Interclub (Total CM Champions league & Total CM Confederation Cup 2019/2020) Semi-final matches and FIFA U-17 Women World Cup Qualifiers due to the situation of COVID-19
Following the continuous concern on the COVID-19 virus and the lockdown in most countries on the continent, CAF Emergency Committee has decided to postpone the following matches until further notice:
  • Total CAF Champions League and Total CAF Confederation Cup Semifinal matches: Both legs scheduled for the 1-3 May & 8-10 May 2020 respectively have been postponed until further notice;
  • FIFA Women U-17 World Cup Qualifiers initially scheduled from 1-3 May and 15-17 May 2020

CAF shall announce the new program In due time.

We would like to assure you that CAF is monitoring the situation closely and working with competent authorities such as the WHO on the impact of the virus on the continent and CAF Competitions.

In the meantime, please accept our sincere regards.

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COSAFA and LaLiga Instructors’ Masterclass gets underway

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Technical Division led by Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun today (Wednesday) joined their counterparts from the COSAFA region in a virtual Instructors Masterclass powered by COSAFA in partnership with LaLiga. The BFA participants include Alex Malete, Duncan Tshegofatso, Kaelo Kaelo, Jaqueline Gaboinelwe and Barobi Ngwako.

COSAFA and La Liga seek to improve football in the region with this exciting project where they look to equip regional instructors with training methods, academy structure, player development path, game model and overall, how to make a good instructor.

BFA acting TD Dr. Carolin Braun

The course is a pilot program which kickstarted its first of the two sessions beginning April 21st, 2021 and the second took place today, Wednesday May 5th, 2021.  The BFA Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun was today jubilant that all participants from the Botswana FA will be able to harness their skills for the betterment of the BFA development structures.

She further highlighted that the courses come at the right time when the entire football system is regenerating for the future. Dr. Braun was also confident that the BFA has chosen capable individuals who have made a commitment to take the lessons and safeguard the country’s footballing prospects. 

BFA Women development officer, Barobi Ngwako

The first day of the course was manned by Juan Florit – Head of LaLiga Football Projects and Andoni Bombín – Head of Methodology at Athletic Club, while today’s session was led by Saul Vazquez – Football Projects Specialist and Carlos Casal – Football Projects Coordinator, respectively.

 

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