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Botswana welcome high-level FIFA delegation to assist with women’s football strategy

This Afternoon Botswana Football Association welcomed Ms Ariana Dwmirovic (FIFA women Development and Governance Manager), Ms Christin Gama(FIFA Regional Office Project Coordinator), Maeve Buckley (FIFA consultant) and Su Carty (FIFA consultant). This high-level delegation is in Botswana to assist BFA to formulate a woman’s Football Strategy. This an important visit as FIFA has seen Botswana as a country with great need to improve its woman’s Football status by continuously asking for assistance.

After FIFA developed its new strategy for woman’s football, Botswana was chosen as a country that can be assisted to constructively develop and help make a successful pilot project on building a strategy and structure. The FIFA delegation will hold meetings with the woman’s committee, supporting structures at the Football Association and hold a workshop with regional representatives to develop a strategy.

The delegation will visit clubs in Gaborone and Molepolole as part of their fact finding to help develop a comprehensive structure and strategy. The team this afternoon had a one on one with the president of the FA. The deligation is in Botswana from the 14th to 17th February 2019

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Senior & U-20 women name final squads

Botswana women’s senior national team coach Jacqueline Gaboinelwe, and women’s under-20 national team coach Taphaphiwa Gaebolae have both named their final squad to compete at the 2019 COSAFA championships in Port-Elizabeth South Africa.

The women’s national team has been drawn in group Zambia, Namibia and Mauritius. They will play from July 31 – August 11.

The under-20 has been drawn in group B alongside Eswatini, Tanzania and Zambia. They will play from August 1-11.

The two teams are in the camp until they depart for Port-Elizabeth on the 28th July 2019

Women’s senior national team squad

Women’s U-20 national team squad

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