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Ending of the 2019-20 Football season

As Botswana and the world continue to fight the Coronavirus /COVID19, BFA continues to comply with government regulations on fighting the virus and reducing transmission by all ways possible.

The BFA has monitored the situation closely and working with the relevant authorities including the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Having considered the prevailing circumstances in Botswana, the guidelines provided by the BFA Medical Committee, FIFA and CAF and the financial resources needed to return to play, the Botswana Football Association National Executive Committee unanimously agreed to end the football season. In ending the season, the effect is that the team at the summit is crowned champions and the teams at the bottom of the table are relegated.

A committee will be formed to deal with the modalities of the promotional play-offs.

The lives and health of the players and the nation at large was prioritised above all as it is currently too risky to return to play.

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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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