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Amrouche reveals his COSAFA provisional squad

Zebras coach, Adel Amrouche has selected his 30-men provisional squad as the team starts preparations for this year’s senior men COSAFA cup tournament billed for South Africa from 2nd – 14th July 2021. Amrouche’s provisional squad includes foreign-based players, such as Thatayaone Ditlhokwe, Tumisang Orebonye, Kabelo seakanyeng, Mogakolodi Ngele andMothusi Cooper to intensify and beef up his charges ahead of the tourney.

The squad include:

Goalkeepers

Kabelo Dambe (Township Rollers)

Ezekiel Morake (Jwaneng Galaxy)

Goitseone Phoko (Gaborone United)

Defenders

Lesenya Malapela (Orapa United)

Tapiwa Gadibolae (Police XI)

Tshepo Maikano (Gaborone United)

Thabo Leinanyane (Jwaneng Galaxy)

Onkarabile Ratanang (Township Rollers)

Mothusi Johnson(Gaborone United)

Thatayaone Ditlhokwe (Supersport United)

Tendai Kesekile (Masitaoka)

Osego Gaotewe (Security Systems)

Simisani Mathumo (Township Rollers)

Fortunate Thulare (Jwaneng Galaxy)

Midfielders

Mosha Gaolaolwe (Township Rollers)

Gape Gagoangwe (Orapa United)

Kabelo Seakanyeng (Khouribga)

Tshepo Malgas (Gaborone United)

Mpho Kgomo (Police XI)

Mothusi Cooper (Lusaka Dynamos)

Kutlwelo Mpolokang (Township Rollers)

Segolame Boy (Township Rollers)

Kobamelo Kebaikanye (Masitaoka)

Thero Setsile (Jwaneng Galaxy)

Strikers

Mogakolodi Ngele (TTM)

Tumisang Orebonye (Khouribga)

Kitso Mpuisang (Township Rollers)

Thatayaone Kgamanyane (Gaborone United)

Onkabetse Makgantai (Orapa United)

Elias Mbatshi (Orapa United)

 

 

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𝐁𝐅𝐀 𝐌𝐄𝐃𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐋 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐌𝐈𝐓𝐓𝐄𝐄 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐎𝐅 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐈𝐀𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐎𝐅𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐄𝐑𝐒 𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐒 𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐖𝐀𝐘

GABORONE, Botswana – The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Medical Committee has embarked on the training of compliance officers as per the Return to Play guidelines. The training,  which kicks off today, 24th June with the FRAFA in Francistown will cover all teams in BFA regions being BFL, First Divisions, RFAs leagues as well as the women’s league, and will conclude on July 4 with Tsabong RFA in Tsabong.  

Just recently, the Medical Committee chaired by Dr. Lone Bogwasi hosted a two-day Return to Play workshop aimed at ensuring that a considerable level of set health precautions is always upheld and to support all teams in the BFA structures, making sure they are capacitated, speak one language of ‘hygiene, prevention and prompt recognition’.

“The medical profession and the country will look onto us and football to ensure outmost safety of the players during their engagement in footballing activities. A multi-disciplinary approach is needed in our engagement to ensure a holistic approach to caring for the athlete to enable a conducive environment for them to excel,” said Dr. Lone Bogwasi recently.

The committee further seeks to identify areas of need by the football association as well as develop policies regarding sports medical matters locally, amongst them, aspects of sports medicine, nutrition, psychology, sports science including continuous education and research which are part of the evolving field of football medicine.

The BFA Medical Committee include Mpho Bogopa, Dr. Monkgogi Thakgathi, Aldrin Majaye, Kitso Dlamini, Golekanye Morutwa, Kaelo Kgosieyang, Dr. Mwamba Nsebula, Tshepo Makete and Tiroyaone Otimile, and is chaired by Dr. Lone Bagwasi.

“We wish to inform you that through the Medical Committee, we will be embarking on the training of compliance officers as per the Return to Play guidelines. You are therefore requested to invite one medical personnel from each team in your region to attend the workshop. You are further requested to source venue for the workshop as per the training schedule below,” said the BFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Goabaone G. Taylor today.

“The trainings will be conducted by members of the BFA Medical Committee. You are therefore requested to liaise with the Office of the General Manager, Football Operations and the Regional Coordinator for purposes of coordination of the workshop,” added Taylor.

TRAINING SCHEDULE – FIRST DIVISION NORTH, EASTERN & NOTHERN BLOCKS

24th June – FRAFA – Francistown

25th June – Selibe- Phikwe RFA – Selibe Phikwe

26th June – Tswapong, CNRFA & CSRFA – Palapye

27 June – Boteti RFA – Letlhakane

29th June – Nhabe – Maun

3rd July – Chobe – Kasane

TRAINING SCHEDULE – FIRST DIVISION SOUTH, WESTERN & SOUTHERN BLOCKS

29th June – Gaborone City RFA – Gaborone

30th June – BFL, 1st Div. South & SERFA – Gaborone

1st July – SORFA – Kanye

2nd July – Kgatleng RFA – Rasesa

2nd July –  Gantsi RFA – Gantsi

3rd July – Kang & Hukuntsi RFAs – Kang

3rd July – Kweneng RFA – Molepolole

4th July – Tsabong RFA – Tsabong

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