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FA Cup returns

Botswana Football Association and Orange Botswana will on Wednesday 23rd January, make a first round draw of the Orange FA cup.

The FA cup makes a return to football circles after a 6-year absence due to the lack of a sponsor for the exciting Football Association competition. The competition will see regional champions, first division and premier league teams battle it out for the championship.

The 2018/19 Orange FA cup will feature 48 teams. That is:

a) 16 Premier League Teams;
b) 16 First Division teams (Top 8 from First Division north and south respectively)
c) 16 teams from the region (regional champions)

This will be based on season 2017/18 league standings.

Tomorrow’s draw will see first division teams & regional champions pitted against each other.

The 48 teams that will compete in this edition of the FA Cup.

1. WHITE DIAMONDS
2. KAZUNGULA FIGHTERS
3. ELEVEN ANGELS
4. MAUN UNITED TERRORS
5. BLUE STARS SC
6. MOTAUNG YOUNG FIGHTERS FC
7. SAND DIAMONDS FC
8. KING RODGERS SC
9. HOLY GHOST
10. ATLANTA CHIEFS
11. DIGODI
12. JWANENG FIGHTERS
13. TSA BOTLHE FC
14. SANTA GREEN
15. PEACE MAKERS
16. PALAPYE ALL STARS
17. BR HIGHLANDERS FC
18. SUA FLAMENGO FC
19. MOTLAKASE POWER DYNAMOS
20. MORUPULE WANDERERS FC
21. GREEN LOVERS FC
22. NICO UNITED FC
23. CALENDAR STARS FC
24. GREAT NORTH TIGERR FC
25. NOTWANE FC
26. PRISONS XI SC
27. MOGODITSHANE FIGHTERS
28. BROADHURST UNITED FC
29. BLACK PERIL FC
30. BLACK RANGERS FC
31. RED SPARKS FC
32. MOCHUDI ROVERS FC

Premier League teams

33. TOWNSHIP ROLLERS FC
34. JWANENG GALAXY FC
35. ORAPA UNITED FC
36. MISCELLANEOUS SC
37. GABORONE UNITED SC
38. BDF XI
39. SHARPS SHOOTING STARS
40. BLACK FOREST FC
41. GILPORT LIONS
42. FLAMENGO SANTOS
43. TAFIC FC
44. POLICE XI
45. MOCHUDI CENTRE CHIEFS FC
46. SECURITY SYSTEMS
47. SANKOYO BUSH BUCKS
48. EXTENSION GUNNERS

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BFA attains CAF C Diploma.

Botswana Football Association on Friday received news that 45 of the 57  coaches who enrolled in the CAF C Diploma coaching course have passed with flying colours.

The course that took place in 2019 had been under moderation. The achievement of the 45 coaches marks an important milestone in the Botswana Football Association strategic scorecard as this translates to the achieving the pillars of Coach education and importantly the strategic objective of people learning and growth is attained.

Being a signatory to the CAF convention on the coaching manuals the Football Association in 2019 conducted CAF B and A coaching course which CAF has to reassure through that it will send an assessment team meaning coaches who were involved in the courses will be able to complete the course in due course.

12 of the 57 coaches did not crack the pass mark, and will have to retake the course in order to attain their CAF C.

Botswana Football Association congratulates coaches on their achievement.

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