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BFA Signs A Deal With British Council

Botswana Football Association (BFA) President Maclean Letshwiti signed a memorandum of agreement with the British Council yesterday in Lekidi Football Centre.

BFA have been magnificently benefiting from the British Council and the new deal will BFA continuing to benefit premier skills programs from the council. Premier skills is a collaborative project between the British Council and the English Premier League. It was firstly introduced in Botswana on 2009.

Giving out her speech, the British Council representative Nobantu Kalake stated that they are delighted to renew their mandate to continue partnership with BFA, “ most of you are no strangers to the British council premier skills program but I am however aware that not enough was done to effectively tell the story of what this program is all about,” Kalake stated.

Kalake went on to plead with BFA to take advantage of the partnership as it can help improve the standard of football in Botswana. Moreover she urged BFA to think out of the box and see how best the program can benefit the community. She said ever since the introduction they have been able to produce more 300-community coaches. Kalake said it is their aim to reach different parts of the country in ensuring that there is a footprint of premier skills program all over Botswana.

Having his say, Letshwiti did not hesitate to share his delightful emotions pertaining the sponsorship saying, “its an honor for BFA to work with British Council,” He said through the partnership Botswana can be able to play in top class competitions like AFCON and the World Cup. Letshwiti stated that Botswana is not present in such competitions because vigorous development programs are not on place.

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Botswana Loses Out On AFCON 2027 Hosting Rights

The African Football governing body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) today the 27th of September 2023 revealed the joint bid by Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania has won the race for the hosting rights of the host of the 2027 Continental showpiece in Cairo, Egypt.
Meanwhile, The CAF Executive Committee also announced Morocco as the host of the AFCON 2025.

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