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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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BFA attains CAF C Diploma.

Botswana Football Association on Friday received news that 45 of the 57  coaches who enrolled in the CAF C Diploma coaching course have passed with flying colours.

The course that took place in 2019 had been under moderation. The achievement of the 45 coaches marks an important milestone in the Botswana Football Association strategic scorecard as this translates to the achieving the pillars of Coach education and importantly the strategic objective of people learning and growth is attained.

Being a signatory to the CAF convention on the coaching manuals the Football Association in 2019 conducted CAF B and A coaching course which CAF has to reassure through that it will send an assessment team meaning coaches who were involved in the courses will be able to complete the course in due course.

12 of the 57 coaches did not crack the pass mark, and will have to retake the course in order to attain their CAF C.

Botswana Football Association congratulates coaches on their achievement.

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