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Congratulations Sedilame Boseja

BFA President MacLean Letshwiti sent a congratulatory massage to Women National Team Goalkeeper Sedilame “Tsontso” Boseja and her club Bloemfontein Celtics in winning Free State Region Women football League Championship.

“I would like to congratulate our only women’s football export to South Africa,  Sedilame Boseja, and her club Bloemfontein Celtics on being crowned Champions of the Free State Region Women football League, ” said Letshwiti in his remarks.

Mr Letshwiti said Boseja is doing exceptionally well in flying the blue black and white flag, and the country is proud of her work. He continued to say that countries that are successful in woman football still utilise Regional woman’s League to allow for the game to grow.

Mr Letshwiti highlighted that the same challenges we are experiencing here are the same challenges affecting women’s football in other countries.

“Despite the challenges, we are making progress which gives hope to our local game and encourages women to be the best they can be in football,  ” concluded Mr Letshwiti.

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GABORONE, Botswana – Following the request by Senior National Team Coach, Adel Amrouche for leave of absence to attend to a personal matter, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) wishes to inform the public that he has been granted the leave with immediate effect.

Since the COSAFA tournament is the last competitive tournament for the Zebras in the immediate future, the BFA amicably resolved to release Amrouche. The affairs of the National team in preparation for the tournament, set to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa from 7-18 July 2021 shall be handed over to Letang Kgengwenyane.

“The BFA understands and supports Mr. Amrouche’s situation and wishes him all the best in his future endeavours,” said BFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Goabaone G. Taylor.

Amrouche took over as the Zebras head coach in August 2019 on a two-year deal. After weeks of engaging with the coach over his future, an agreement was reached not to extend his contract.

Adel Amrouche

“Amrouche has been Zebras head coach since August 2019, and his leadership during that time was important to our successful development and international exposure of our players,” added Taylor.

“We appreciate all that Amrouche has done to build a disciplined team. He has always had a thorough understanding of what it takes to be a successful team and has done his best to mentor his players accordingly,” concluded Taylor.

Amrouche has since expressed gratitude towards the BFA for the opportunity.
“I’m eternally grateful for the opportunity to lead the Zebras over the last two years. I leave having picked up quite a number of valuable lessons that will be necessary in the journey ahead. I wish the Zebras success in future competitions,” Amrouche said in statement recently.

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