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Transformation of the BPL

Pursuant to the Road Map on Transformation of the Botswana Premier League, the Botswana Football Association has appointed Ashford Mamelodi of Mamelodi Consultancy to drive the said Road Map Implementation.

The vision of the Football Association and the Premier League is to continue with the professionalization of the Clubs which will eventually transform the league to a commercially viable entity. Mamelodi Consultancy has been tasked with engaging the Botswana Premier League clubs on the various elements of professionalization including governance and other pertinent matters. The Club engagement, previously scheduled for April 2020 but had to be postponed on account of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to be concluded by the end of July 2020.

The engagement will involve Top Leadership and Executive Committees of all the BPL clubs. The schedule for this week will start with Gaborone United on 30 June 2020, Township Rollers on 01 July 2020 and Prisons X1 on 03 July 2020.

The Gaborone United and Prisons X1 training will be at Lekidi Football centre while Township Rollers one will be at their offices.


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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