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Bright names a 24-man squad for Burkina Faso

Senior National team coach Major David Bright has named a 24 man squad to play against Burkina Faso on match day 3 and 4 of the Total AFCON 2019 qualifier games.

Zebras will report to Camp on Sunday 07 October 2018.

The Squad:

Goalkeepers

Kabelo    Dambe
Mwampule     Masule
Ezekiel    Morake

Defender

Onkabetse    Seforo
Simisane    Mathumo
Alphonse    Modisaotsile
Thatayaone    Ditlhokwe
Tshepo    Maikano
Mosha    Gaolaolwe
Lesenya    Ramoraka
Thero    Setsile
Lesego    Kereedilwe

Midfielders

Kobamelo    Kebaikanye
Tlhalefo    Molebatsi
Tshepo    Malgas
Lebogang    Ditsele
Kabelo    Seakanyeng
Keeagile     Kobe
Mogakolodi    Ngele
Segolame    Boy
Motsholetsi    Sikele
Mpho    Kgaswane

Strikers

Tumisang    Orebonye
Onkabetse    Makgantai

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BFA GRANTS AMROUCHE LEAVE OF ABSENCE

GABORONE, Botswana – Following the request by Senior National Team Coach, Adel Amrouche for leave of absence to attend to a personal matter, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) wishes to inform the public that he has been granted the leave with immediate effect.

Since the COSAFA tournament is the last competitive tournament for the Zebras in the immediate future, the BFA amicably resolved to release Amrouche. The affairs of the National team in preparation for the tournament, set to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa from 7-18 July 2021 shall be handed over to Letang Kgengwenyane.

“The BFA understands and supports Mr. Amrouche’s situation and wishes him all the best in his future endeavours,” said BFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Goabaone G. Taylor.

Amrouche took over as the Zebras head coach in August 2019 on a two-year deal. After weeks of engaging with the coach over his future, an agreement was reached not to extend his contract.

Adel Amrouche

“Amrouche has been Zebras head coach since August 2019, and his leadership during that time was important to our successful development and international exposure of our players,” added Taylor.

“We appreciate all that Amrouche has done to build a disciplined team. He has always had a thorough understanding of what it takes to be a successful team and has done his best to mentor his players accordingly,” concluded Taylor.

Amrouche has since expressed gratitude towards the BFA for the opportunity.
“I’m eternally grateful for the opportunity to lead the Zebras over the last two years. I leave having picked up quite a number of valuable lessons that will be necessary in the journey ahead. I wish the Zebras success in future competitions,” Amrouche said in statement recently.

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