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Job Advertisement – Referees Manager

Botswana Football Association invites suitably qualified professionals to apply for the position of REFEREES MANAGER. Reporting to the Secretary General, the successful candidate in the position will generally be responsible for the administration of the Referees Desk and coordination of the various related activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Provide support to the Secretary General in the day-to-day management of Referees Affairs.
Judiciously disseminate information from regulators and stakeholders including FIFA and CAF refereeing departments to the referees, BFA Management, the Refereeing Committee and any other relevant structure.
Coordinate, direct and support all BFA refereeing events, courses, competitions.
Implement the directives from the referees committee.
Prepare, manage and present documents, forms, refereeing data and reports, annual plans and budgets associated with department activities as required.
Oversee activity logistical requirements including travel, training sites, compensation of officials, expense reports.
Assist in the coordination and availability of match officials, instructors, assessors, and referees to all BFA Regional Associations
Coordinate the BFA refereeing program with the Regional Development Officers (RDO’s) and Instructors

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
The candidate will be a retired referee and:
Fluent in Microsoft Office with an ability to communicate in both official languages (both written and oral)
Experienced in various aspects of event and project management
Self-directed with an ability to multi-task and solve problems
Possess a high-level competence and direct experience in creating and managing programs
Ready to travel and work irregular hours as required
Experience in and knowledge of football is beneficial

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 09th March 2018.

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

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Diamond Zebras & Young Zebras to play friendly matches

Botswana Junior National Teams under-17 (Diamond Zebras) and the under-20 (Young Zebras) will this weekend of 23rd – 25th August 2019 report to camp. The two teams will play friendly matches against Eswatini U17 & U20 boys on the 24th and 25th August 2019.

The games will be used to give the two teams international match practice. For his part, Diamond Zebras coach Tebogo Mokute says his charges will benefit greatly from the games as they have worked on different approaches and tactics in recent months and he is positive the team understands his vision.

Mokute will lead the Diamond Zebras to the 2019 COSAFA championships to be staged in Malawi from the 25th September to the 5th October 2019. The under-20 team under the tutelage of Raizor Tsatsilebe will find the games important as they have also started preparations for the 2019 COSAFA championship scheduled for December 2019 in Zambia.

Eswatini is expected to arrive in Botswana on Friday evening with games set to be played at Lekidi grounds. On Saturday 1600hrs and 0900hrs kick off on Sunday morning before the boys from the Kingdom of Eswatini return home.

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