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CAF invite Batswana referees

The Confederation of African Football has selected and invited referee Tirelo Mositwane and assistant referee Kitso Sibanda to attend the 2018 Young Referees course to be held in kampala Uganda.

The Young Referees is a talent development program which allows FIFA referees to elevate to the level of referring major continental and international tournament finals. The referees will go through the training of higher standard and allow them to avoid and understand challenges of referring in the game today.

Botswana due will fly off to Uganda on Thursday 13 September 2018 to attend this career changing course which begins  14th_19th September 2018.

The promising energetic referees will return home on the 20th September 2018.

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Diamond Zebras & Young Zebras to play friendly matches

Botswana Junior National Teams under-17 (Diamond Zebras) and the under-20 (Young Zebras) will this weekend of 23rd – 25th August 2019 report to camp. The two teams will play friendly matches against Eswatini U17 & U20 boys on the 24th and 25th August 2019.

The games will be used to give the two teams international match practice. For his part, Diamond Zebras coach Tebogo Mokute says his charges will benefit greatly from the games as they have worked on different approaches and tactics in recent months and he is positive the team understands his vision.

Mokute will lead the Diamond Zebras to the 2019 COSAFA championships to be staged in Malawi from the 25th September to the 5th October 2019. The under-20 team under the tutelage of Raizor Tsatsilebe will find the games important as they have also started preparations for the 2019 COSAFA championship scheduled for December 2019 in Zambia.

Eswatini is expected to arrive in Botswana on Friday evening with games set to be played at Lekidi grounds. On Saturday 1600hrs and 0900hrs kick off on Sunday morning before the boys from the Kingdom of Eswatini return home.

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