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20 Elite Coaches Complete CAF A Coaching Diploma Course

A total of 20 coaches received the Confederation of African Football (CAF) coaching diploma license on Friday, August 11, 2023, after completing the year-long coaching course organized by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) in collaboration with Jwaneng Mine.

The course started on April 2022 in Jwaneng and was led by coach educator and FIFA regional technical Consultant Mr. Serame Lotsoaka.

This was the first CAF A coaching diploma course held in Botswana. The course Participants included former national players Michael Mogaladi, Oris Boyo Radipotsane, Nelson Setshwane, and Raizor Tsatsilebe.

Among those present at the graduation ceremony, were Botswana Football Association President Mr. Maclean C. Letshwit, NEC/Technical, Youth and Development Committee Chairman Tebogo Tico Kamati, Jwaneng Mine General Manager Mr. Koolatotse Koolatotse, Mr. Vincent Mafuta also the BFA Competitions Department committee chairperson.

 In his speech during the ceremony, BFA President Mr. Letshwiti urged the graduates to go outside when they leave here and prove the difference.

He also stressed the importance of nurturing and developing players, especially at the grassroots level, with the goal of bringing them to the top of the world.

Giving his Keynote address Jwaneng Mine General Manger Mr. Koolatotse has challenged the recent CAF A coaching course graduates to use the knowledge acquired to make impact in Botswana football.


BFA Host Official Opening Ceremony Of The CAF C –Diploma Coaching Course

The Botswana Football Association held the official opening ceremony for the CAF C–DIPLOMA COACHING COURSE today, Tuesday, September 19th, 2023, at the Lekidi Football Centre Auditorium.
The course gathered together 22 women from all over the country, including players. The 8-day course will run from September 18th to 25th, 2023.
The course is conducted by CAF Instructor – Mr. Sikalame Keatlholetswe. Present at the ceremony were the CEO of the Botswana Football Association, Mr. Mfolo E. Mfolo, and the Vice Chairman of the National Women’s Football Committee, Mr. Sello Shimane Modise.
Giving the course overview, Keatlholetswe urged participants to complete at least 120 hours as it is requirement from the Confederation of African Football.
In his address, BFA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mfolo commended the participants to not only earn the certificates rather also use the skills acquired to take women’s football to greater heights.
In closing, β€œHave your own dreams and goals; be inspired to achieve good and positive results. Be ready to compete with your male counterparts. You should be resilient despite all the negativities and see them as positive to improve,” said Modise

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