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Mokute Ready for the Challenge

The National Under 17 Head Coach Tebogo Mokute says that his charges are ready to fight for the Nation at the upcoming COSAFA Under-17 Championships.

Mokute and his charges have been in camp since the beginning of November and he believes that having the majority of his players familiar with each other will be an advantage.

The gaffer says the team was assembled in 2019 with the intention of building a strong base for the 2020 COSAFA Championship, which also serve as an Africa Junior Championship qualifier.

Tebogo Mokute believes that his team has gained experience over the past year which will allow them to hold their own at the Championships and the region.

The Diamond Zebras are in group B with Zambia, Malawi and Comoros. Mokute believes his team will be no pushovers as they also hubber qualification ambitions.

The Cosafa Under 17 will run from the 19th to the 29 November 2020, the winners and runner ups will qualify for the next under 17 Junior championship.


Vacancy – Secretary General

Football is Botswana’s most popular sport by far: the game of the people. This is a position that will put you in the spotlight and challenge you, like no other. Botswana Football Association (BFA) is the supreme authority on matters of football in the country, and controls all aspects of the game. It is affiliated to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of African Football (CAF), and Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA).

The BFA seeks to recruit a Secretary General, who will lead and manage the operations of the Association, and drive mission to promote and develop the game of football across the country.

You will report to the President of the BFA as well as being responsible to the Executive Committee. Responsibilities will include: directing the BFA to deliver its commercial objectives including consolidating and growing existing revenue streams (especially broadcast and sponsorship) as well as identifying and exploiting new income steams; attending Exco meetings and providing a detailed overview on the operations and performance of the BFA; building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; developing and implementing strategies aimed at promoting and developing football in the country; developing and leading structures to help secure the success of national teams at all levels; ensuring sound financial management and cost control; leading the communication & PR strategy; leading major projects at national and international level; and serving on committees and football bodies as appropriate across the country and, where required, within the confederation and worldwide.

A Botswana citizen you will need a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce or related field, and have proven experience of succeeding in a high profile, complex, multi-stakeholder organisation. Proven success in football administration, business development, and revenue generation will be advantageous.

To progress your interest please visit where you can download a more detailed advert for the position. To register your application, enclose your curriculum vitae. Closing date for applications is Friday, 12 February 2021.

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