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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.

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Intermediate Referees Course Concludes Today

GABORONE: Botswana Football Association (BFA) through its technical department (Referees Department) held an Intermediate Referees Course closing ceremony. The course commenced on the 18th of March and ended today (22 March 2024).

A total of 37 participants from 9 regions took part in the course. The aim of the course is to bring regional referees up to the national level (first division).

The course was specifically organized for match officials from the southern and western blocks and was led by two local instructors, technical instructor Dintwa Dintwa and physical instructor Arone Masilo.

Congratulations to all the referees who successfully completed the Course!  It’s great to see the dedication and passion for football officiating in Botswana.

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