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Scouting for U17 & U20 will begin in Maun

Botswana Football Association is set to scout players in the Maun as part of an excise to identify new talent that can be developed .

Players born in the year 2001 and 2004 will be scouted for the National Under 17 and under 20 teams Coaches Tebogo Mokute (U-17) & Rapelang Tsatsilebe (U20) will work together to identify players. The coaches are set to go around the country with the help of regions to identify players with the talent to brake through to the national junior teams.

Botswana Football Association technical Director Serame Letsoaka say it is important that kids across the country are given a chance to play for the National junior teams and says it’s key to identify teams as early as possible to help teams and coaches prepare and develop as a unit.

The talent identification process will beggin this weekend (Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th March 2019) in Maun.


Selection camp for Under 17

Diamond Zebras head coach Tebogo Mokute is set to hold two selection camps in Gaborone. Mokute has been on the road selecting the best talent in the country. He held trials in selected areas to help him bring new talent to the national team structure. Mokute and his technical team have invited these elite youth players to camp, as follows:
1. Sunday 14th April – Tuesday 16th April 2019 -1st Group of 30 players
2. Wednesday 17th April – Friday 19th April 2019 -2nd Group of 30 players
Mokute highlighted that preparing players as early as possible is important in ensuring that they are polished ahead of time. Mokute says the bigger picture for the team his building is to qualify for the 2021 Africa Junior championships.

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