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Nkutlusang Names A Youthful team

The Botswana women’s national team coach Gaoletlhoo ‘Ronaldoh’ Nkutlusang has named her squad of 20 players for the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship to be held in South Africa 12_22 September 2018.

The squad is a relatively youthful one the coach has revealed that she wants to compete at this year’s tournament as she seeks to ensure Botswana defy the odds in a group South Africa will be expected to be the tea to beat.

Here is the squad;

GK Refiloe Mimi Tshambani (Prisons XI)
GK Sedilame Bosija (Bloomfontein)
D Kgomotso Onica  Molefe (Double Action)
D Tlamelo Sebaetseng Motlhale (Double Action)
D Kesegofetse  Mochawe (Township Rollers)
D Veronicah  Mogotsi (Double Action)
D Patricia Motingwa (Double Action)
D Masego  Montsho (Double Action)
D Nancy Baeletsi (Prisons XI)
D Bonang Otlhagile (Double Action)
M Lebogang  Setereke (Double Action)
M Balotlhanyi  Johannes (TownShip Rollers)
M Lesego  Keleboge (Prisons XI)
M Golebaone Selebatso (Double Action)
M Thuso Leseane (Double Action)
F Refilwe Tebogo  Tholakele (TownShip Rollers)
F Masego  Nfandiso (Sharps Shooting Stars)
F Mokgabo Onneile Thanda (Francistown United)
F Nondi Fingi Mahlasela (Prisons XI)
F Lesego Duduetsang Radiakanyo (Double Action)

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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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