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Rollers’ African Journey Begins

Botswana Premier League champions Township Rollers are set to recandle their love for the CAF champions league as they take on Lesotho giants Bantu FC on the 27th November 2018, Mapalastina will want to reach the group stages yet again this season after defying the odds in the 2017/18 champions league by eliminating the likes of Young African of Tanzania to reach the group stages where they finished bottom in their group .

This years campaign will start with a Local coach Thabo Motang at the dugout for the blues.Rollers will host their Lesotho counterparts at the Lobatse Sports Complex With kickoff slated for 1930hrs.

In the Confederations cup Orapa United are in Luanda Angola to play Atletico Petroleos De Luanda in a second taste of African Football For the Club after they narrowly missed out in qualification going out to Mbabene in the 2016/17 season .

United will definitely have to go one better this year and qualify for the second round of the continental competition .
The Ostriches lock horns with Atletico Petroleos De Luanda at 1700hrs at the 11th November stadium.


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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