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Young Zebras hold Angola to a goalless draw

Young Zebras on Thursday held Angola to a goalless draw and ultimately handed Zimbabwe qualification to the semi-finals without kicking a ball. That result means that Zimbabwe is occupying the top of the table after they opened their campaign with a pair of victories and a full haul of six points.

Angola and Botswana could still qualify as the best-placed runner-up but would need to beat Zimbabwe and Lesotho in their final group games on Sunday to stand a chance. The young Zebras resilient in their display against the Angolans as they were frustrated by a Man of the Match performance from Botswana goalkeeper Thabo Motswagole, who put in a superb display with a string of excellent saves.

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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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