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Batswana to Officiate at Regional Tournament

Fifa referee Tshepo Mokani Gobagoba and Referees physical instructor Phodiso Jonty Rasetsoga are set to fly Botswana’s flag at the upcoming COSAFA Under 17 championships built for Mauritius from July 18 to 29 this year.

The two are no strangers to Cosafa and CAF championships as they have been on the FIFA and CAF roaster for some years now. When reached for comment, Acting  BFA referees Manager Galeboe highlighted that when local referees get such assignments its always a positive as they gain experience that they are able to share with others referees which better improve the quality of refereeing in Botswana.

Gale Galeboe says the 2018/2019 season is set to be a professional and well conducted year on their part with her referees upbeat about putting FIFA standard refereeing. The match officials have returned to training to prepare for the new season.

The Mauritius bound due are expected to jet off 14 July 2018 to join other top officials in the region at the Under 17 COSAFA .

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FIFA CONNECT workshop in Hukuntsi

Botswana Football Association Competition department today completed a two day FIFA CONNECT workshop in Hukuntsi run by Regions and competitions manager and FIFA connect Administrators Olebile Pilara .

FIFA connect is a Web based platform used to register soccer player, referees, coaches, teams,etc

It allows all our members to have full visibility on their football landscape, which will have a tremendous impact on their governance, but will also bring benefits on the footballing side.

Knowing your players better, where they are and who they are is vital for football development.

FIFA CONNECT is an excellent way for us to streamline our administrative and organisational processes, and is in line with the key pillar of our strategic plan to harness the power of IT to better administer the game.

This platform will further enhance our capabilities in organising competitions and also enable us to maintain an accurate, up to date database of every person and entity involved in Botswana Football.

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