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Postponement of commence of the League

BFA wishes to announce the postponement of commence of Botswana Premier League season from the original intended date of 9th September to 7 October 2016. The postponement is necessitated by the following;

  • The need to give way to and support the preparations and activities of #Bot50; which are no doubt intensifying and most of which are on the same facilities needed for the league; and
  • The need for more time to prepare for the league following the delay in the conlusion of the 2015/2016 league season. The BFA finds it important to clear all the issues outstanding from the 2015/2016 season that are likely to compromise the 2015/2016 season.

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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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