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Botswana Football Association (BFA) hosted a send-off ceremony for the Botswana senior women national team โ€œThe Maresโ€ today the 17th June 2022 at Lekidi Football Centre, Gaborone. The team will leave for Morocco to take part in the Women Africa Cup of the Nations set to commence on the 2nd to 23 July 2022.
Giving his keynote address, Minister of Sport Hon Tumiso Rakgare called for the support from the nation at large to rally behind the team as they will be taking part for the first time in Women Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. Rakgare further thanked Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) for the immense support they have been ushering to women football development in Botswana. The minister also called the business community to commit to supporting womens football and sports.
The mares will head to Morocco on the 19th June for training camp in the host country where they are expected to play 3 international friendly games.
Caretaker of the squad Gaoletlhoo Nkutlwisang expresses her gratitude towards the support the association, government and general public have been imparting to the team. Head coach had the opportunity to announce her squad for Morocco Women Africa Cup of Nations 2022.



Zebras interim head coach Mogomotsi Mpote named his final 23 man squad for the 2022 COSAFA championship. The tournament is expected to kick start from the 5th July to the 17th of July 2022 at Durban, South Africa.

Mpote has named a squad with an average age of 22 years, the gaffer has highlighted that the main aim for him and his charges will be to qualify from the group to give themselves a chance to fight for the championship . Mpote who was a 2019 silver medalist with the Zebras has named Thato Kebue and Lebogang Ditsile as Co-Captains for the team.

The Zebras will head to South Africa on Saturday the 2nd of July for the tournament. Botswana is in Group A with Angola, Comoros and Seychelles and will kick start their opening match against the Ireland nation Seychelles on the 5th July.

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