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BFA and FUB sign MOU

The BFA recognises FUB as the sole body representing the employment interests of professional footballers. BFA and FUB are committed to respecting all internationally recognized human rights, including as they apply to professional football. The BFA and FUB reaffirm their commitment to their ongoing relationship and have a common desire to evolve their current relationship to a new level of constructive collaboration.

At the BFA we commit to:

  • Provide, on an ongoing basis, information to FUB relevant to its role as the sole body representing the employment interests of professional footballers at a national level.
  • Engage with FUB prior to implementing any changes that may affect professional players’ employment conditions.
  • Work with FUB with the objective of further enhancing the union’s capacity to effectively service and represent professional footballers in accordance with this Agreement.
  • Ensure that the views of professional players are represented in the decision-making process of football.
  • Safeguard the balanced evolution of national team and club football globally in accordance with the principles of solidarity and sporting integrity of competition.

As a specific matter, the BFA and FUB agree to work on joint initiatives to achieve the objectives including, but not limited to;

  • Full implementation of the club Licensing
  • Establishment of Dispute Resolution Chambers
  • Introduction of minimum contract requirements at the national level.
  • Continued review of the BFA Play Rules and regulations (all the above have the achieved )

Lastly, a package of measures for professional football and to ensure that what is agreed at a global level is implemented at national level.

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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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