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FERNANDES MEETS FA PRESIDENT AND TOURS LEKIDI FOOTBALL CENTRE

FIFA’s regional director for Africa, Mr. Gelson Fernandes, meets with the president of the Botswana Football Association, Mr. Maclean Letshwiti.
 
Gelson Fernandes started his day with a meeting with senior officials of the BFA. He then later hung around with the media during the press conference where he discussed FIFA forward programmes and other relevant FIFA-related topics.
 
In addition, Fernandes congratulated the FA and its technical department for their successes in developing football, especially women’s football. Fernandes sealed his daytime activities by touring the home of football, the Lekidi Football Centre.
 
Mr Fernandes was accompanied by FIFA regional development officer Mr David Fani, BFA CEO, Mr Mfolo Mfolo, Ms. Lobito Ncube also the BFA NEC member, Botswana Premier League CEO Mr. Senzo Mbatha and Botswana Premier League chairman Mr. Nicholas Zakhem, among others.

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Kgatleng Region Appreciate Safeguarding Workshop

Our recent safeguarding workshop in the Kgatleng region was a great opportunity to discuss significant steps towards safer and more inclusive football sport.
 
The association is very committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable people this past weekend, the association had an opportunity to address the coaches and administrators of the Kgatleng region on the importance of prevention through education and awareness programs, Protection by implementing robust policies and procedures, Provision of support services for those affected, and Partnership by collaborating with relevant organizations and agencies to ensure a comprehensive approach to safeguarding.
 
Their dedication to the welfare of children and people who are exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally was truly commendable.
 
Let’s keep spreading awareness and making a positive impact in our football and community!

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