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Online Course for the Referees

Botswana Football Association will be conducting an online course through ZOOM from the 18th to the 19th July 2020. The course will be attended by all the 12 FIFA referees as well as young premier league referees (25- 30 years). The total number of participants will be 30 people. There will be 6 female referees. 2 theory tests will be administered during the course.


A. Technical aspects
1. New amendments
2. Challenges through tactical fouls
3. Handball
4. Off sides
5. Movement and positioning
6. Penalty area incidents

B. Physical aspects
1. Impact of covid-19
2. Safe return to normal training
3. Analysis and feedback of fitness data

Course Instructors
FIFA Course Instructors:
Jerome Damon- FIFA referees Development Officer (Capetown, SA)
Mademba Mbacke- FIFA Physical Instructor (Dakar, Senegal) Local Course Instructors
Phodiso J. Rasetsoga- HOD/Course Coordinator
Gaontebale Malete- Technical Instructor
Innocent Puso- Physical Instructor


Regulations for the 2020 Debswana First Division Playoff Games

The Promotional Games for the Debswana First Division League are official competitions of the Botswana Football Association (BFA).  These Play-off Games shall be played on a point system basis. 3.0 Any rights which are not ceded by these Regulations to any club taking part in the competition shall belong to the Botswana Football Association.

Download the complete Regulations for the 2020 Debswana First Division Playoff Games;

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