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Botswana thrash Lesotho

Botswana Senior National Women’s team thrashed Lesotho on Saturday afternoon as the two teams continue to prepare for the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Challenge that will take place 12-22 September in Port Elizabeth South Africa.

The Zebras ladies will take confidence from the victory that saw strikes from Balotlhanye Johannes (brace), Mokgabo THANDO and a brace from Lesego Radikakanyo who could have netted a ground but forced an.own goal on lesotho to stretch a convincing 5-0 win .

Zebras will play Lesotho again on Sunday 26th August 2018 at the Lekidi ground , with kick off set for 1100hrs. The group stages draw for the woman’s tournament is expected to take place on Wednesday 29th August    2018 in Johannesburg South Africa.

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BFA and FNBB launch partnership

Botswana Football Association and First National Bank on Thursday launched a 3-year Sponsorship worth 3 million Pula.

Speaking at the launch, FNBB CEO Steven Bogatsu highlighted that Like many of economies around the world, Botswana is grappling with youth unemployment.

“It is upon us and government to help with this unemployment, ” said Bogatsu.

He says FNBB has committed to help junior teams through the 3 years sponsorship.

This is the second initiative to sponsor youth as in June FNBB partnered with tertiary schools. Bogatsu went on to say that even though they didn’t have the budget they found it fit to look for funds to help these teams. He said their decision was inspired by the BFA’s strategic plan to improve local football.

When taking the centre stage, BFA President said Football is about partnership. It’s about human development, it’s the property of the state. To improve the sport all partner must be involved. He welcomed the commitment of FNBB as it will be a major assistance towards the junior teams.

Letshwiti highlighted that cooperate companies must continue coming to football to market themselves and to ensure the growth of sports and their different brands

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