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Government to improve sporting infrastructure – SONA2018

His Excellency, President Mokgweetsi Masisi says the Government will improve sporting infrastructure as part of the grassroots sports development programme. Masisi was speaking during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) this afternoon.

“This financial year we allocated a budget of Fifty Million Pula (P50 million) for constructing ten (10) Community Sports Facilities, or Mini Stadia, around the country,” said Masisi.

These mini stadia are basic sports facilities for youth recreation.  They will consist of a boundary wall, an artificial turf soccer pitch and changing rooms with ablution facilities. The benefitting villages are  Tonota, Mmadinare, Bobonong, Tutume, Kasane, Good Hope, Kanye, Rakops, Tsabong and Moshupa.


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BFA & FIFA to hold Women’s Football Strategy Workshop

The Botswana Football Association and the FIFA Women’s Football Department is set to hold a Women’s Football Strategy Workshop on the 15th and 16th February 2019 at the Lekidi Football Centre.

The strategic meeting will be key towards moving woman’s forward as it will develop a strategy and a structure that will allow full activation of our woman’s game. We believe this meeting will be important in ensuring that all regions are aligned with one common strategy and goal for the woman’s game.

Botswana is fortunate to be one of the first countries that FIFA will assist with developing a tailor-made solution to woman’s Football since FIFA reviewed its position and strategy for woman’s game.

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