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Mositwane urges young referees to be strong

Elite referee Mositwane urged upcoming young referees to insure that their love and dedication to football is not moved to allow them to grow in the sport of football as referees . Mositwane was speaking at the opening ceremony of the FIFA youth referees course at the Lekidi Football Center in Gaborone as the week long course begun .

Mositwane reminded the young referees that when he begun his path of refereeing many felt he should have been playing as he was an exceptional talent , how ever he chose refereeing as he believed that he could make a difference and was going to make it. The FIFA  accredited referee says this was possible because of strong self esteem and discipline towards being an honest and hardworking official.

Mositwane went on to ask the young referees to avoid unfairness at all cost, either in the game or in administration of the game. He highlighted that football come with a lot of temptations to which they should never fall victim to as this could take away their integrity as individuals who officiate football matches .
Mositwane said a clean referee is a respectable referee who walks tall and proud of upholding the motto of Fairplay and has the highest level of integrity.

30 young referees who do duty in the Botswana football association Youth League and Elite youth League are gathered to be given a basic training in refereeing .

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Job Advertisement – Legal & Compliance Officer

Botswana Football Association invites suitably qualified professionals to apply for the position of LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER. 

DESCRIPTION:

The position of LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER for Botswana Football Association (BFA) is a full-time position:

To provide general legal advice to the association and, inter alia, facilitation and resolution of legal matters; corporate governance; supporting the strategic and operational objectives of the BFA; and ensuring statutory and policy compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in law.
  2. At least 3 years’ experience in a legal environment.
  3. Knowledge of BFA and FIFA Rules and Regulations, will be an added advantage.
  4. The Applicant must be an admitted Legal Practitioner by the High Court of Botswana.
  5. Private practice experience, will be an advantage.
  6. Botswana citizen.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring the efficient delivery of legal and secretarial support to the Secretary General, the BFA NEC, and various committees.
  • Ensuring that well researched recommendations be made available to the BFA, its committees and stakeholders.
  • Using internal and external resources and research to provide legal and technical support to the BFA its committees and stakeholders.
  • Compiling agendas and minutes on meetings.
  • Co-ordinating all meetings of the BFA, NEC, committees and stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that the BFA constitution, is adhered to.
  • Ensuring that the Rules of the BFA are adhered to.
  • Ensuring compliance with the strategic vision and mission of the BFA and with governance principles.
  • Providing technical and legal support to the Association.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Calm and measured when working under pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team working – effective at leading project teams and working cross functionally.
  • Strong work ethic and can do attitude – Proactive and solution orientated.
  • Effective and confident communicator.

Qualifying candidates should deliver their applications, curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates and Identity Card to:

The Chief Executive officer

Botswana Football Association

PO Box 1396

Gaborone

Or email to bfa@bfa.co.bw.

Only qualifying candidate/s will be contacted.

Closing date is 07 February 2020.

 

For Further information required contact the CEO Office on: Phone: 3900279

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